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Upper fall at Rydal, Cumberland

Upper fall at Rydal, Cumberland

Engraver: Jukes, Francis

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1810

Shelfmark: Ktop XLIII

Item number: 15c

Genre: Topographical Print

View of the upper series of waterfalls at Rydal in Cumbria, near the tranquil Rydal Water. Wordsworth advised visitors: "Rydal mere is nowhere seen to advantage from the main road. Fine views of it may be had from the Rydal Park; but these grounds, as well as those of Rydal Mount [the poet's home] and Ivy Cottage, from which also it is viewed to advantage are private." Rydal was a small, scattered village along a main road into the Lake District.

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