Print: Baxter CL 315 – Published in pocket books for 1850 Le Souvenir and Suttaby's Marshall's Ladies' Daily Remembrancer.
“Tintern Abbey was founded on 9th May 1131 by Walter de Clare, Lord of Chepstow. It is situated adjacent to the village of Tintern in Monmouthshire, on the Welsh bank of the River Wye, which at this location forms the border between Monmouthshire in Wales and Gloucestershire in England. It was the first Cistercian foundation in Wales, and only the second in Britain (after Waverley Abbey).
The abbey fell into ruin after the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th century. Its remains have been celebrated in poetry and painting from the 18th century onwards. In 1984, Cadw took over responsibility for managing the site. Tintern Abbey is visited by approximately 70,000 people every year”. (Wikipedia)
When in the pocket book under the print is the title and "Baxter's Patent Oil Printing, 11, Northampton Square," and "From a Painting by W. S. Lacey"
Originally sold at 6d.
Size (cm ht x w): 5.6 x 9.4 (Print) 11.7 x 17.5 (Mount)
State: On Red Seal Mount as issued
Condition: Very good, minor offsetting from mounting in three corners and a small stain to the top border. It has obviously been in album, the reason why it has retained its colours so well
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