This chromolithograph illustrated a book about the Clyde. It dates to about 1860 by which time New Lanark was a major tourist venue. New Lanark and the Falls of Clyde was a place to visit from as far back as the 1800`s. The great and good came here. People such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Dickens etc to admire the work of Robert Owen. He was one of the greatest social reformers of all times, he was a great advocate of women`s rights.