Wood engraved silhouette. Image 55 x 30mm, on sheet 185 x 115mm.
Scarce portrait of John Freeman Milward Dovaston, naturalist and romantic poet. A friend of Bewick, he wrote 'Some Account of the Life, Genius and Personal Habits of the late Thomas Bewick' for Loudon's Magazine of Natural History, 9, 12, 1829-30. A collection of the correspondence from Bewick to Dovaston, 1824-1828, was published in 1968, with this silhouette illustrated.
[Ref: 10473] £260.00