Collection Bewick MS 011 - Joseph Crawhall Collection

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Joseph Crawhall Collection

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CA RBD Bewick MS 011

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  • 1774-1795; 1867-1889 (Creation)
    Crawhall, Joseph, 1821-1896

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Physical description

10 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Joseph Crawhall II was the son of Joseph Crawhall (1793-1853), an amateur artist, lithographer, and ropery business owner in Newcastle-upon-Type. Joseph Crawhall the second was born in Newcastle in 1821 and a writer and artist, heavily influenced by early modern woodcuts and the work of Thomas Bewick.

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Scope and content

Collection consists of Joseph Crawhall's correspondence, notes, memoranda, and manuscripts related to his research on engraver Thomas Bewick (1753-1828).

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General note

Part of the Bewick Collection.

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MSG 879

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Original file inventory prepared 08/07/2016. Finding aid and file descriptions edited 16 April 2019.

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Physical storage

  • Box: R-BewMS011-1