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Swansea Bay enjoyed a reputation for great beauty in the period of the Picturesque tour of Wales; the poet Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864), who owned property there and so might be considered prejudiced, opined that it was the equivalent for natural beauty of the Bay of Naples. Both bays are now disfigured by heavy industry.
There is a tear extending approximately 15 mm from the bottom edge of the leaf.
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.
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