A View of the Streights in Dove Dale, near Ashbourn in Derbyshire.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell Engraver. 1749.
Engraving. 18th century watermarked paper; Platemark: 305 x 455mm (12 x 17¾"). Large margins. Repair right bottom.
A landscape view of Dovedale, a valley in Derbyshire with various limestone pillars on either side of Dove River, which runs through the centre of the image. A couple with a dog are sat in the foreground, as more figures approach from the left. Two swans are on the water to the right, with numerous goats in the hills to both sides. A plate from Boydell's 'Collection of One Hundred Views in England and Wales'.
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