Near Kylakin, Skye.
Published by Messrs. Longman & Co., Paternoster Row & W.Daniell, 9 Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, London, Febr. 1, 1819.
Hand coloured aquatint with very large margins. Platemark: 230 x 290mm (9 x 11¼"). Large margins. Slight mount burn.
A picturesque landscape view, taken near Kylakin, Isle of Skye, with numerous sailing boats on the water in the foreground, and hills in the distance. Plate 105 From William Daniell's 'A Voyage Round Great Britain', a series of 308 aquatints published in eight volumes between 1814-1825, described by R.V. Tooley as 'the most important colour plate book on British Topography'. William Daniell's 'A Voyage Round Great Britain' was the most ambitious of the many topographical publications produced in England during the early nineteenth century and its plates are a highpoint in the history of aquatint engraving.
Abbey: Scenery, 16; Tooley: Books with Coloured Plates 177.
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