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View at Roabbon near Wrexham

View at Roabbon near Wrexham

Artist: Walmsley, Thomas

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1810

Shelfmark: Ktop XLVII

Item number: 6.b

Genre: Topographical Print

View of a bridge in Ruabon, or Rhiwabon, a town in North Wales situated on a tributary of the River Dee. Early industry in the area was based on the mining of ironstone and coal however more recently the town has given its name to a distinctive shiny, durable red brick, produced locally and used in many buildings in the Wrexham area.

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