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 mans blood-sodden heart are sprung
Those branches of the night and day
Where the gaudy moon is hung.
Whats the meaning of all song?
Let all things pass away.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)