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A View in the Bay of Dublin

A View in the Bay of Dublin

Artist: Wheatly, Francis

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1785

Shelfmark: Ktop LIII

Item number: 21.d

Length: 30

Width: 40.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

View of Dublin Bay, Ireland. The coastline of Dublin county is notably indented with numerous creeks and inlets. Dublin Bay, situated on the east coast is the largest of these. The bay is also where the largest river in Ireland, the Liffey, meets the sea making it an important harbour since the early 18th century. Howth Head marks the northerly boundary of the Bay and Brey Head the south.

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