The artist's viewpoint is close to Longley Hall, the Ramsden family home.
View of Huddersfield by William Cowen, 1849
© Huddersfield Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas Dimensions: 71 x 141 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £12,265)
- Acquired in:
The picture shows the smoking chimneys and flourishing mills of Huddersfield at the peak of its industrial power and prosperity.
Commissioned by the Ramsden family.
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