Edited and introduced by Christopher Donaldson and Stephen Matthews
Includes an A3 print of 'Matthias Read: A Birds-Eye View of Whitehaven (c.1735)
John Dalton's 'Descriptive Poem' of 1755 affords a unique glimpse of the undersea mines at Whitehaven and the scenery of Borrowdale and Lowther.
Dalton's descriptions enticed his contemporaries to visit the industry and the sublime scenery of Georgian Cumberland and Westmorland. They were followed by the 'early tourists' and the Romantic poets. . . . more
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