To the Rt. Rev.d Charles Thomas Longley Lord Bishop of Ripon. This view of Huddersfield, is by permission most respectfully dedicated, by his obedient servant, G. D. Tomlinson.
Rare lithograph. Sheet size: 335 x 465mm (13¼ x 18¼"). Very slight staining off image.
An attractive panoramic view of the town of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. A group of figures, one reclining, can be seen in the foreground to the right, with fields of sheep and cattle in the middle ground. Smoking factory chimneys dominate the distant landscape of the town. Huddersfield was a centre of growth during the Industrial Revolution, building on it's reputation for quality textiles production. The print is inscribed below the image with a dedication to Charles Thomas Longley (1794-1868) a bishop in the Church of England. He served as Bishop of Ripon, Bishop of Durham, Archbishop of York and Archbishop of Canterbury from 1862 until his death. The coat of arms of Huddersfield is in the centre below image.
[Ref: 33486] £240.00