To The Right Hon.ble the Countess of Orkney. This View of Abbey Crusis, near Llangollen, is with the greatest respect inscribed by her Ladyship's obedient & obliged Servants, T. Walmsley, & F. Jukes.View, 10.th.
London, Pub.d Jan.ry 30, 1794, F. Jukes. Howland Street.
Aquatint and etching. Plate 348 x 445mm. 13¾ x 17½". Uncut with large margins.
Valle Crucis Abbey, the Cistercian abbey located in Llantysilio, Wales. It was dissolved in 1537 during the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and subsequently fell into serious disrepair. The great doorway of a ruined abbey with three arched windows and a rose window above, among trees on the right, with a couple on the grass to the left of it and two men on the right, looking at the abbey, under a cluster of trees with a wooden fence to the left and view of hills beyond. From a series of sixteen views in North Wales.
Ex Watt Collection. Abbey Scenery 512: 15.
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