No 2. Wynnstay, Seat of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn Bar.tfrom a Cottage above the New Bridge over the River Dee, Denbigh Shire.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by P. Sandby St. Georges Row, Sep.r 1st 1776.
Aquatint with etching, printed in brown. Sheet 240 x 315mm (9½ x 12½"). Trimmed to plate.
A view of a meander on the River Dee, in English 'Swallow Falls', published in Part II of Sandby's 'Views in Wales', the first series of aquatints published in Britain. Sir Watkin Williams Wynn (1749-89), patron of the arts and friend of Handel and Garrick, commissioned Robert Adam to design his house at 20 St James's Square in London.
Abbey Scenery: 511.
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