Chatsworth in Derbyshire is a Seat of the Duke of Devonshire.This Magnificent Palace fit for any Prince in Europe to dwell in, is raised in the most barren parts in the middle of inaccessible Mountains it shews how far Art can come up to Nature and expresses the Gusto Grande as much as any building in the world. Opulency and Judgement blended together are conspicuous in every part of this celebrated Pole, its outward Structure, Entrance, Squares, Galleries &c the Chambers and their Furniture &x. the curiosities of the Gardens: its Statues, Ponds, Cascades, surprising contrivances of Fountains Cateracts &C: are all beyond expression. Its imposible to view the beauties of this noble place without being lost in admiration.
Engraving. 178 x 235mm (7 x 9¼"). Trimmed, centrefold.
A view of Chatsworth situated alongside the River Derwent, built on land purchased by Sir William Cavendish in 1549.
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