The landscape around Chatsworth is iconic and instantly recognisable - developed over 500 years.(read more)
Mug with a view of Chatsworth
DERSB : 1979.302
Mug showing a view of Chatsworth House, 1820
- Rights: Creative Commons CC BY-NC 4.0 Buxton Museum and Art Gallery (part of Derbyshire County Council)
Wonders linked to this object:
‘Of the High Peak are seven wonders writ. Two fonts, two caves.One pallace, mount and pit.’Chatsworth House was named as one of the ‘seven wonders of Derbyshire’ in Thomas Hobbes’ Latin poem De Mirabilibus Pecci (Wonders of the Peak), published in 1636.
ON th' English Alps, where Darbies Peak doth rise,High up in Hills, that Emulate the Skies,And largely Waters all the Vales below,With Rivers that still plentifully Flow,Doth Chatsworth by swift Derwins Channel stand,read more)