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Print made by Joseph Smith, active 1697–1732, British
Published by Joseph Smith, active 1697–1732, British

The South West Prospect of Ludlow Town & Castle

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Collective Title: Britannia illustrata

Etching on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 19 3/4 × 21 5/8 inches (50.2 × 54.9 cm) and Plate: 18 3/4 × 21 3/8 inches (47.6 × 54.3 cm)

Lettered upper center: "THE SOUTH WEST PROSPECT OF LUDLOW TOWN & CASTLE | Drawn Ingraven & Sold by Jos Smith at ye West End of Exeter Change in ye Strand LONDON. | To His | Royal Highness | GEORGE | Prince of Wales &c. | This Prospect is most | humbly Dedicated and | Presented by His most | Humble & Obedient | Servt. 1719"; lower left to lower right: "ENCOURAGERS | of this | Work. | Willm. Jones Gent. | Willm Botevile Gent. | Benj. Karver Gent. | Tho Meyrick Gent. | Som: Jones Esqr. | Richd. Salwey Esqr. | Abel Ketelbey Esqr. | John Morley Butcher of Halsted in Essex | Subscrib'd in Ludlow May 5, 1718, Half a | Guinea. | Iohn Baldwin Gent. | Phil Lutley Esqr. | Geo. Wright Gent. | Fox Kerry Gent. | Red | Gold | Purple | Blew | Silver | Green | Black | Colours are thus Express'd | James Millington Gent. | Explanation | A. the Castle. B. the Chruch | C. the Prison. D. ye Free | School. E. Millstreet Gate | F. Ludford bridge. | G. Temd River. H. the | Town wall. | I. ye Ruines of | an Old Abby. K. M. Baldwins. | L. The New bridge. | M. Dinnam Gate. N. Brown | Clee hill. O. Titterstones hill. | P. the Clee hill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Helen Chillman
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | orchard | river | town
Associated Places:
Ludlow | Ludlow Castle
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