Hand coloured aquatint; part printed on 1820 J. Whatman watermarked paper. Platemark: 160 x 228mm (6¼ x 8¾"). Fine hand colouring.
A fine landscape view of Bala Lake and the surroundig area, in Gwynedd, Wales. The lake was the largest natural body of water in Wales prior to the level being raised by Thomas Telford to help support the flow of the Ellesmere Canal. From 'A Picturesque Description of North Wales: Embelished with Twenty Select Views From Nature', published in 1823 by Howlett and Brimmer, 10 Frith Street, Soho.
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