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Woodblock

Description

Woodblock for the entry for Bat, depicting a bat skeleton, captioned "Skeleton of Bat" created to illustrate Chambers's Encyclopaedia First Edition, Volume 1 page 740, c 1860. - one of a collection of woodblocks of illustrations used by W&R Chambers, 1830s -early 20th century

Museum reference

T.2011.56.267

Collection

Industry and Commerce : Communications

Object name

Woodblock

Production information

W. & R. Chambers Publishers, Publisher
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

1830s - 1930s

Materials

Wood

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