Friday, 3 February 2012

Bewick's Memoir, Chapter One


from an audio recording of Bewick’s Memoir by Bob Browell.

Bewick wrote his Memoir at the age of seventy-five so that his children, and especially his daughter Jane, should come to know more of their family history.
 Bob Browell (1928-2009) was latterly a volunteer at Cherryburn, a lecturer on Thomas Bewick and a talented artist. You can read about his life and times here
This is the first of eleven passages read from the Memoir which appeared on a cassette tape in the late 1980s.

Chapter_One,_Bewick_at_Tynemouth.mp3 Listen on Posterous

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