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Waterfall on the River Swale at Richmond, Yorkshire

Waterfall on the River Swale at Richmond, Yorkshire

Artist: Bulman, I

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1774

Shelfmark: Ktop XLIV

Item number: 45 O

Genre: Topographical Drawing

The Swale is one of the fastest flowing rivers in England. Its name derives from the Anglo-Saxon word for whirling, swirling, and swallowing water. Among the many waterfalls along the river's course is this one near Richmond. Richmond is considered the 'capital' of the Swale Valley.

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