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Creator: Francis Bedford (1816 - 1894)

Date: c. 1880

Format: Albumen print

Collection: National Media Museum Collection

Inventory no: 1990-5037_B1_2717

Built by Thomas Telford (1757 - 1834), this canal played host to one of the earliest tourism developments in Britain. Pleasure boats were a feature of Victorian Llangollen, with passengers taking horse-drawn barges to tourist sights such as Valle Crucis Abbey and Eliseg's Pillar.

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