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Basaltic Rocks in Washilabou or Cumberland Valley, St. Vincent.
Basaltic Rocks in Washilabou or Cumberland Valley, St. Vincent.
Drawn by Lieut. Caddy, Roy.l Artill.y. Engraved by W. Westall, A.R.A.
[London. Published Feb.y 1st 1837, by Ackermann & Co., 96 Strand.]
Aquatint with fine hand colour. Sheet 215 x 280mm (8½ x 11") Trimmed around image, losing publisher's inscription.
A wall of columnar basalt rock by a river. From John Herbert Caddy's 'Scenery of the Windward and Leeward Islands', planned as a four-volume work, but only the first was published. Caddy (1801-83) was posted to the West Indies twice, to Tobago in 1828 and to St Lucia in 1833, transferring to St Vincent in 1834, the year that slavery was abolished in the British colonies.
Abbey, Travel 692.
[Ref: 44738]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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