Cardiff Castle from the West.
Publishd according to Act of Parliament by P Sandby St Georges Row Oxford Turnpike Sepr 1777' and above the image 'II'.
Aquatint. 315 x 240mm.
Views in Wales: Third 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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