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View of the Ponty Eden over the River Mowddrdeh near Dolgelly, Merionethshire

View of the Ponty Eden over the River Mowddrdeh near Dolgelly, Merionethshire

Artist: Walmsley, Thomas

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1799

Shelfmark: Ktop XLVII

Item number: 74

Genre: Topographical Print

View of a stone bridge at Pontyeden, near Dolgellau in North Wales. Translated from the Welsh pont means bridge- this bridge crosses the lower River Mawddach which near this point is joined by the River Eden or Arran. The artist of this print was Thomas Walmsley, (1763- 1806). Walmsley was an accomplished artist and follower of the picturesque school of painters, fashionable in the 19th century. Walmsley began his career as a scene painter at the Opera House in London and is known for his dramatic use of colour.

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