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Lleweney bleach works belonging to the late Honble. Thos. Fitzmaurice

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0819.818

  • Title (object)

    • Lleweney bleach works belonging to the late Honble. Thos. Fitzmaurice
  • Description

    View of a neo-classical building with fountain, statuary and figures in forecourt, and two guard dogs beside kennels, a track leading to a gate in cast in shadow in the foreground, tree at right, mountains in the background. 1795
    Aquatint and etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1795
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 455 millimetres
    • Width: 588 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, dedication to the corporation of Liverpool by Walmsley, production detail: "Painted by T Walmsley/ Designed by T. Sandby Esq: R.A/ Engraved by T. Malton" and publication line: "Published Novr. 8th. 1795 by T. Walmsley, No. 5 Rathbone Place"
  • Curator's comments

    The bleach works at Lleweni in the Vale of Clwyd, near Denbigh were designed by Sandby for Fitzmaurice about 1785. The building was demolished by new owners of the estate between 1816-1818.

  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0819.818

View of a neo-classical building with fountain, statuary and figures in forecourt, and two guard dogs beside kennels, a track leading to a gate in cast in shadow in the foreground, tree at right, mountains in the background.  1795  Aqautint and etching

Recto

View of a neo-classical building with fountain, statuary and figures in forecourt, and two guard dogs beside kennels, a track leading to a gate in cast in shadow in the foreground, tree at right, mountains in the background. 1795 Aqautint and etching

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