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A View in Glamorganshire

Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

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This painting is a pendant to ‘A View on the River Neath in Glamorganshire’. A likely identification of the view as Britton Ferry is suggested by the boat carrying horses and passengers. In 1815, Thomas Rees wrote that at Britton Ferry 'nature and art... are co-operating to spread before the observer, scenes of the most bewitching enchantment.'

National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff

  • Date

    late 18th C

  • Medium

    oil on board

  • Measurements

    36.6 x 45.5 cm

  • Accession number

    NMW A 423

  • Acquisition method

    bequeathed by Mrs W. H. Coomb Tennant, 1956


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National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff

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