A View in Crumford, near Matlock Bath, in Derby Shire.[59 in ink].
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell Engraver 1749.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 305 x 456mm (12 x 18").
A view at Cromford, two miles south of Matlock in the Derbyshire Dales. The Cromford Mill was built in 1771, the first water-powered cotton spinning mill developed by Richard Arkwright. 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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