View of the interior of the Chapel at Haddon Hall (Bakewell, Derbyshire).
Etching on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 17 x 22,3 cm. Image size: 10 x 15 cm.
From the set of twenty etchings Cameron made for Walton’s ‘Compleat Angler’. Ref: Rinder 345.
Made by ‘David Young Cameron’ after own design. Sir David Young Cameron (1865-1945), painter and etcher (one of the leading practitioners of the Etching Revival). He was born and trained in Glasgow, Kippen and Edinburgh. His works were exhibited at the RA in 1886. Cameron began etching at 18, and is known for etched views of architecture and drypoints of mountain and moorland scenery. He etched a total of over 500 plates, 300 of which were done before 1900, including book illustrations and bookplates.
Condition: Very good, given age. Ghosting (from previous matting) around the image. Right margin uneven and with glue remains. Pencil annotations in the lower margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.