Hawarden Castle and Park, in Flintshire, Five Miles from the City of Chester. The Seat of Sir John Glynne Baronet. To whome this Plate is humbly inscribed by his most Obedient Servants, Tho: Badeslade & Will.m Henry Toms.78.
Engraving with very large margins, paper watermarked. Plate 433 x 571mm (17 x 22½"). Centre fold as normal; repaired tear; small rust marks.
Hawarden Old Castle, the medieval castle near Harwarden, Flintshire, Wales. A magnificent view. In the distance are labelled 'Park Gate' and 'Chester City'. 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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