Mallahide Castle in the Co: of Dublin.Most Humbly Inscribed to Rich.d Talbot Esq.r by Tho.s Milton.
Published as the Act directs 1st July, 1783 by J. Walker, Charing Cross London, for the Author, T. Milton in Dublin.
Engraving. 155 x 200mm (6 x 8"). Very large margins.
Malahide Castle, parts of which date back to the 12th century, home to the Talbot family from 1185 until 1976. This plate was engraved by Thomas Milton after Francis Wheatley and issued in the second installment (of six) of Milton's 'A Collection of Select Views from the different Seats of the Nobility and Gentry in the Kingdom of Ireland', published 1783-93, with a total of 24 plates. Milton (1743-1827), son of marine painter John Milton, is believed to have been a pupil of William Woollett. He later worked on Boydell's Shakespeare series and aquatinted some of Luigi Meyer's views of Egypt.
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