SMITH John ‘Warwick’ (1749-1831)
‘Llan Elltyd Bridge over the Maw – 0n the road between / Barmouth and Dolgelly – looking to Hnegwrt, and beyond to Cader Idris / Merionethshire’ (sic). Ink and watercolour. Inscribed and dated, ‘July 16th 1790’, to the original wash-line mount. Mount inscribed ‘(taken) July 16th 1790’ verso. The National Library of Wales holds 156 Welsh views mounted and inscribed in this manner. Lit: Iolo Williams, Early English Watercolours, p.86. Provenance: Richard Burnett, Finchcocks Musical Museum. 5x8.25 inches. Original mount: 12x17 inches.