Bay of Tongue.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. May, 1, 1820.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. On watermarked paper, 'J. Whatman, 1819'. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Mint, with large margins, uncut.
A view of the Bay of Tongue, located in northwest Highland, Scotland, in the western part of the former county of Sutherland. A number of figures can be seen on the shore of the bay, with a mountainous landscape in the distance. 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'.
Abbey: Scenery, 16; Tooley: Books with Coloured Plates 177.
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