Publish'd May 1790 by I. Fittler London, & I Love Waymouth.
Etching and aquatint with watercolour wash, with large margins, scarce, paper watermarked for J. Whatman, platemark 260 x 300mm (10¼ x 11¾"). Very large margins.
Two horse riders and their hounds passing Lulworth Castle, Dorset, an early 17th century mock castle. Originally it was built as a hunting lodge for Thomas Howard, 3rd Lord Bindon, in 1610. In 1641 it was purchased by property developer Humphrey Weld for £42,860. The castle is still owned by the Weld family. Many properties were held by the family, but in 1793 Thomas Weld donated Stonyhurst Hall to the Society of Jesus. From the oblong folio 'Views of Waymouth' (1791, 12 plates) after J. Nixon, A. Beaumont; T. Morris, F. Bowles, and J. Love.
Abbey Scenery 339.6; for the complete set see ref. 35799.
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