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A View of Belfast from Cromack Water Mill

A View of Belfast from Cromack Water Mill

Artist: Thompson, Thomas

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1805

Shelfmark: Ktop LI

Item number: 41.d

Length: 53.8

Width: 77.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

Aquatint of the water powered mill at Cromac, in Belfast, Ireland, was drawn by T. C. Thompson. The mill can be seen to the left of the picture with a young family seated in the foreground, and the city of Belfast in the background. In the 19th century Belfast was a rapidly expanding commercial and manufacturing centre with a large number of mills and engineering works.

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