The North-East View of Wrexham Church, in the County of Denbigh. To the Hon:ble Sr. Watkin Williams Wynn Bar:t This Plate is with all possible respect, humbly Dedicated by his most Obedient Servant. John Boydell.[77 in ink]
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament & Sold by J. Boydell, at the Globe near Durham Yard in the Strand. & by Tho.s Payne Bookseller at Wrexham. Price 1s.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 420 x 520mm (16½ x 20½") Centre fold, slight staining.
A view of St Giles' Church, Wrexham, Wales, with several figures in foreground. Elihu Yale, founder of Yale University, is buried in the churchyard. 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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