North Wales as as an old peasant woman
By DODD, J[oseph] J[osiah]; [after] HUGHES, H[ugh] , 1851

Dame Venodotia, Alias Modryb Gwen; A Map of North Wales.

British Isles Wales
  • Author: DODD, J[oseph] J[osiah]; [after] HUGHES, H[ugh]
  • Publication place: Carvarvon
  • Publisher: Published by H. Humphreys, Castle Square
  • Publication date: c.1851
  • Physical description: Lithograph map, hand-coloured.
  • Dimensions: (sheet) 385 by 290mm (15.25 by 11.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1155


North Wales is here depicted as an old woman in traditional Welsh dress with a heavy sack on her back. Below the map is a table of the northern Welsh counties together with the principal cities, towns and villages.

Joseph Josiah Dodd (1809-1894) was a topographical artist and engraver, who worked in Carnarvon from 1851.

Rare; Worldcat only records one institutional example that in the British Library.


  1. BLMC Maps 6096.(12.)