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A view of New Weir on the River Wye

A view of New Weir on the River Wye

Engraver: Jukes, Francis

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXI

Item number: 18-b

Genre: Topographical Print

As visitors travelled up the River Wye valley they would pass a number of weirs. These were dams over the river with only a narrow space for the passage of river crafts. This is one of a series of views on the River Wye by artist Edward Dayes (1763-1804).

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