Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
Magpie    c. 1797, 6.4 x 8.5 cm, EAG 90.40.038


The various states of the Magpie may be compared in the figures below. Note the left foreground detail. The top of the tree in the third state is probably due to a worn block or an inadequate impression. It was scanned from the 1847 edition.

Magpie (1st) Magpie (2nd) Magpie (3rd)
First State (1797) Second State (1798) Third State (1805)