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Ovingham Collection

Ovingham, a picturesque village nestled in the heart of Northumberland, holds a rich history that captivates all who visit

Background imageOvingham Collection: The Village, Ovingham, Northumberland

The Village, Ovingham, Northumberland
The Village, Ovingham, Prudhoe, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England. Date: 1908

Background imageOvingham Collection: Bewicks Birthplace

Bewicks Birthplace
Thomas Bewicks birthplace in the village of Cherryburn, near Ovingham, about 12 miles west of Newcastle. Date: 1753

Background imageOvingham Collection: Birthplace and Graves of Bewick and his Brother Robert (engraving)

Birthplace and Graves of Bewick and his Brother Robert (engraving)
1609004 Birthplace and Graves of Bewick and his Brother Robert (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Birthplace and Graves of Bewick and his Brother Robert)

Background imageOvingham Collection: Prudhoe Castle (engraving)

Prudhoe Castle (engraving)
2793670 Prudhoe Castle (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Prudhoe Castle. Illustration for The History and Legends of Old Castles And Abbeys (John Dicks)

Background imageOvingham Collection: Bewicks Grave, Ovingham (engraving)

Bewicks Grave, Ovingham (engraving)
2788303 Bewicks Grave, Ovingham (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Bewicks Grave, Ovingham)

Background imageOvingham Collection: Prudhoe Castle and its Neighbourhood, visited by the British Association (engraving)

Prudhoe Castle and its Neighbourhood, visited by the British Association (engraving)
1596125 Prudhoe Castle and its Neighbourhood, visited by the British Association (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Prudhoe Castle and its Neighbourhood)

Background imageOvingham Collection: Trade Card for Edwin Pearson, 19th century. Creator: Anon

Trade Card for Edwin Pearson, 19th century. Creator: Anon
Trade Card for Edwin Pearson, 19th century

Background imageOvingham Collection: Gateshead NE42 6 Map

Gateshead NE42 6 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Gateshead NE42 6

Background imageOvingham Collection: The Illustrated London News etching from 1852. The graves of Bewick and brother Robert Ovingham

The Illustrated London News etching from 1852. The graves of Bewick and brother Robert Ovingham

Background imageOvingham Collection: Drawings Prints, Print, Thick, Night, Off, Goodwins, Engraver, Artist, Mason Jackson

Drawings Prints, Print, Thick, Night, Off, Goodwins, Engraver, Artist, Mason Jackson
Drawings and Prints, Print, A Thick Night Off the Goodwins, from the Illustrated London News, Engraver, Artist, After, Mason Jackson, Lionel Percy Smythe, British, Ovingham

Background imageOvingham Collection: Drawings Prints, Print, Portraits, des, premiers, fondateurs, de, l Academie, Anglaise

Drawings Prints, Print, Portraits, des, premiers, fondateurs, de, l Academie, Anglaise
Drawings and Prints, Print, Portraits des premiers fondateurs de l Academie Anglaise des Beaux-Arts (from L Univers Illustre), Artist, Engraver, After, Johan Joseph Zoffany, Mason Jackson, German

Background imageOvingham Collection: Drawings Prints, Print, Sir, Cecil, Wray, Pillory, Artist, Publisher, Subject, Thomas Rowlandson

Drawings Prints, Print, Sir, Cecil, Wray, Pillory, Artist, Publisher, Subject, Thomas Rowlandson
Drawings and Prints, Print, Sir Cecil Wray in the Pillory, Artist, Publisher, Subject, Subject, Thomas Rowlandson, Hannah Humphrey, Charles James Fox, John Jackson, Samuel House, Sir Cecil Wray

Background imageOvingham Collection: OVINGHAM, is a civil parish and village in the Tyne Valley of south Northumberland

OVINGHAM, is a civil parish and village in the Tyne Valley of south Northumberland, England. It lies on the River Tyne convert|10|mi east of Hexham with neighbours Prudhoe, Ovington

Background imageOvingham Collection: OVINGHAM, is a civil parish and village in the Tyne Valley of south Northumberland, England

OVINGHAM, is a civil parish and village in the Tyne Valley of south Northumberland, England. It lies on the River Tyne convert|10|mi east of Hexham with neighbours Prudhoe, Ovington


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Ovingham, a picturesque village nestled in the heart of Northumberland, holds a rich history that captivates all who visit. Known as the birthplace of renowned artist Thomas Bewick, this charming village boasts several attractions that pay homage to its famous son. One such attraction is Bewick's Birthplace, where visitors can step back in time and explore the very house where this artistic genius first opened his eyes to the world. The nearby graves of Bewick and his brother Robert serve as a poignant reminder of their lasting impact on the art world. Prudhoe Castle, another notable landmark in Ovingham, stands proudly against the backdrop of rolling hills. Engravings from yesteryears depict this majestic castle and its surrounding neighborhood as it was visited by esteemed members of the British Association. A glimpse into Ovingham's past can be found through an intriguing trade card dating back to the 19th century. Created by Edwin Pearson, an anonymous artist captured the essence of local commerce during that era. For those seeking navigation assistance or simply curious about Ovingham's layout, a map from Gateshead NE42 6 provides valuable guidance. This visual aid allows visitors to navigate through every nook and cranny with ease. The Illustrated London News etching from 1852 offers a hauntingly beautiful portrayal of Bewick's final resting place in Ovingham. The gravesite serves as a testament to his enduring legacy and continues to attract admirers from far and wide. Drawings prints showcasing various aspects of life in Ovingham further enhance our understanding of this vibrant village. From bustling markets depicted with meticulous detail by Mason Jackson to portraits celebrating key figures like des premiers fondateurs de l'Académie Anglaise (the founding members of the English Academy), these artworks provide glimpses into different facets of daily life throughout history.