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Sydney Parkinson and metal-plate engraving | Natural History Museum

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Uploaded on Mar 30, 2011

Printmaker Katrina van Grouw talks about the work of illustrator Sydney Parkinson and shows how she uses metal-plate engraving to print and reproduce his work.

The 18th and 19th centuries were a golden period for natural history illustration. The rapid progress in science, art and craftsmanship worked together to produce some of the most wonderful, lavishly illustrated natural history books ever seen.

Find out more about the Images of Nature gallery at the Museum:
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/galleri...

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