|Method||Aquatint with hand colouring|
|Artist||Francis Jukes after Edward Dayes|
|Published||London Pubd. March 1. 1797, by F. Jukes, No. 10 Howland Street|
Inscription below image:
To the right Honble. T: Harley, This distant view of Hereford, Commencing a Series of Views on the River Wye, is most respectfully and humbly inscribed by his obedient and obliged Servant, F. Jukes.
Plate one from a series of 'Views on the River Wye'. A plate showing a view from a hill with a road in the foreground, on which a couple walk behind a descending covered wagon. The fields beyond can be seen with the town in the middle distance, the Cathedral and spires of two churches visible with the Malvern hills seen in the distance.
Edward Dayes (1763–1804) was an English watercolour painter and engraver in mezzotint. He studied under William Pether, and began to exhibit at the Royal Academy in 1786.
Francis Jukes (1747 - 1812) was a British engraver and very early specialist in aquatint. Based in London at 1 Great Marylebone Street (May 1783), 3 Howland Street (October 1784), 10 Howland Street (1787 - 1808), and 57, Upper John Street, Fitzroy Square (1797-1812), he sometimes published in conjunction with Sarjent.
Condition: Toning to sheet, water stains to sheet edges not affecting image.