No 3. Chirk Castle &c. from Wynnstay Park.
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 distant view of Chirk Castle, now a National Trust property, published in Part II of Sandby's 'Views in Wales', the first series of aquatints published in Britain. Wynnstay was the estate of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn (1749-89), patron of the arts and friend of Handel and Garrick, who commissioned Robert Adam to design his house at 20 St James's Square in London.
Abbey Scenery: 511.
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