The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. It was used for a finished watercolour (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford),1
engraved in 1810 for William Byrne’s Britannia Depicta
(Tate impression: T05948
Other drawings in this sketchbook which apparently show Chester are on folios 35 recto and 59 recto (D05112
); folio 52 recto (D05129
) is a panorama of the city from near Hawarden, also developed for Byrne, while folio 36 recto (D05113
) is doubtfully identified.
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