Charleton Nesbit (1775-1838)

[A Hovel Before Some Ruins]Charleton Nesbit, [A Hovel Before Some Ruins], c. 1797
wood engraving, 5.2 x 6.7 cm, EAG 90.42.262

Charleton Nesbit was born at Swalwell, and was apprenticed at the age of 14 to Ralph Beilby and Thomas Bewick from June of 1790 until 1797. Two of the vignettes appearing in the first volume of British Birds are attributed to him.

  1. [A Nest]
  2. [A Hovel Before Some Ruins]

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