Chepstow Castle in Monmouthshire.
Published Sepr. 1st 1775. by J. Boydell Cheapside
Aquatint 315 x 240mm. number 'I' above the image. Closed letters on aquatint ground.
Views in Wales: First set: In 1771 the topographical artist Paul Sandby set off with a wealthy patron [Sir Joseph Banks] for a tour of Wales, sketching the magnificent scenery, coming into fashion with the beginning of the Romantic movement. His "Twelve Views of south Wales" were some of the first aquatints published in England.
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