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.
Coalbrookdale by Night
RESOURCE: Coalbrookdale by Night
Cutler J. Cleveland (Lead Author); "Coalbrookdale by Night". In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [First published in the Encyclopedia of Earth February 22, 2011; Last revised Date February 22, 2011; Retrieved June 18, 2013 <http://www.eoearth.org/resources/view/163489/>