A View of Penmaen Mawr in Caernarvon Shire.[plate number scratched out, '75' in ink]
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell Engraver 1750. Price 1s.6d.
Engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 344 x 481mm (13½ x 19"). Trimmed to platemark along lower edge.
A view of Penmaenmawr, Conwy, Wales. People struggle to save a carriage on the edge of a steep and precarious cliff edge; onlookers in a boat below. 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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