Coalbrookdale By Night

Coalbrookdale by Night is an 1801 painting by Philip James de Loutherbourg. It depicts the Madeley Wood (or Bedlam) Furnaces, which belonged to the Coalbrookdale Company from 1776 to 1796. The picture has come to symbolize the birth of the Industrial Revolution in Ironbridge, England. It is held in the collections of the Science Museum in London.

Famous quotes containing the word night:

    From man’s blood-sodden heart are sprung
    Those branches of the night and day
    Where the gaudy moon is hung.
    What’s the meaning of all song?
    “Let all things pass away.”
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)