A View of the Streights in Dove Dale, near Ashbourn in Derby Shire.[56 in ink]
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell Engraver 1749.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 305 x 450mm (12 x 17¾").
Dovedale, in the Peak District. The valley is cut by the River Dove; limestone rock formations are visible. From "A Collection of One Hundred Views In England and Wales". John Boydell's 'Collection of Views' was made after he turned from engraver to print publisher in 1767. The first collection was issued in 1770, and included some plates by printmakers other than himself.
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