A Prospect of the Beautiful Cascade below Matlock Bath.
J. Boydell excu.t. London, 1769.
Very fine engraving. Framed. Plate: 540 x 390mm, (21¼ x 15¼"). Frame: 780 x 620mm, (30¾ x 24½"). Large margins. Unexamined out of frame.
A view of the waterfalls at the spa of Matlock Bath in Derbyshire. In 1698 the warm springs were discovered and a bath house was built, and throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries the area became very popular as a tourist destination.
For a smaller version printed by R. Sayer see ref: 30369.
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