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Salmon Fishery. View of the Rocks of Aberistwith

Salmon Fishery. View of the Rocks of Aberistwith

Artist: Hassell, John

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1798

Shelfmark: Ktop XLVI

Item number: 65.c

Genre: Topographical Print

View of a salmon fishery near Aberystwyth. The town of Aberystwyth is located on the shores of Cardigan Bay on the west coast of Wales. The town is located on a promontory bounded by the sea in the north and the west and by the estuary of the River Rheidol on the south making fishing one of the most important industries in the area.

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