A North View of Denbigh Castle, in North Wales.This noble antient Castle (once adorn'd with lofty Towers) is partly situated on a high Rock; and was one of the frontier Garrisons of Wales, before that Country became subject to England. [72 in ink]
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell Engraver at the Globe near Durham Yard in the Strand 1750. Price 1s.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 300 x 450mm (11¾ x 17¾").
A fine view of Denbigh Castle, the fortress built by Edward I following the 13th-century conquest of Wales; a hunt going on in the foreground with hounds and horses chasing a hare. An early hunting view. 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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