1420 Llangollen AND Calder Idris

 

Print: Baxter CL 311 & CL 312 - An unusual conjoined pair as they appeared from the printing plate and meant to be cut to form two separate images.

Llangollen was used an illustration in Suttaby's Carnan's Ladies' Complete Pocket Book, 1851, and Suttaby's Marshall's Ladies' Elegant Pocket Souvenir, 1854 and shows the River Dee on its way to the Irish Sea. In the distance are the town and the well-known conical hill and "Crow Castle," once a fortress.

 

Cader Idris was used in Suttaby's Marshall's Ladies' Elegant Pocket Souvenir, 1851 and shows the snowcapped mountain which lies in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales, it is probably taken from the Dolgellau (or Dolgelly) road.

 

Both were produced from eleven blocks and, individually, originally sold at 6d

 

Date: 1850

 

Size (cm ht x w): 7.1 x 20.2 (image)

 

State: Unmounted

 

Condition: Excellent including guide marks showing where the prints should be cut for certain uses

Llangollen AND Calder Idris

SKU: 1420
£24.00Price

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