District view of Chepstow, with the confluence of the rivers Wye and Severn
Engraver: Jukes, Francis
Medium: Aquatint, coloured
The Severn and Wye merge near the town of Chepstow, a strategically important town straddling the border of England and Wales. Chepstow castle was built on the last cliff on the Welsh side of the River Wye just before it joins the Severn.