Following up on Miss Wonderful’s recent audio release, here’s a short, very atmospheric video that I think captures the beauty of the Peak. Background is a little hazy, but I think you’ll understand why this part of England has attracted visitors for hundreds of years, as well as playing an important part in Pride & Prejudice.
However, you may wish to turn off the music, which seems to me a peculiar choice.
Image: Joseph Wright of Derby, Matlock Dale, looking toward Black Rock Escarpment (alternate title: View of the Boathouse near Matlock), between 1780 and 1785, courtesy Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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