Bath from the vicinity of Prior Park
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A pleasing engraving of the view of Bath Abbey from Prior Park , framed by beautifully-delineated trees. This is one of a number of views of the city by the same publisher. According to a paper expert writing to the British Association of Paper Historians, decorative writing paper headed by this type of scene was often sold in special souvenir envelopes which included up to a dozen sheets with different views of the town or city in question.
mapmaker: C. Davies
place and date of publication: Bath c.1830
medium and colour: Steel engraving, Uncolouredref: 41559
size in mm: 130 by 180mm (5 by 7 inches).
Price: £ 50£ 30
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