Melincourt, Vale of Neath.
Lithograph, sheet 320 x 190mm, 12¼ x 7½". Trimmed to image.
An early lithograph of an 80-foot Welsh waterfall, from Delamotte's 'Sketches of Scenery in South Wales'. Also painted by J.M.W.Turner in 1794, they are now within a nature preserve. George Orleans Delamotte ( 1809 - 1821; fl.), artist and teacher, son of a French refugee. His brother was William Alfred Delamotte (1775-1863), drawing-master at the Sandhurst Military Academy, whose son Philip was a photography pioneer known for his series on the disassembly of the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park and its reconstruction in Sydenham.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 21404] £90.00