Gair-loch head. Ross-shire.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. Feb.y, 1, 1820.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Mint, with large margins, uncut.
A landscape scene at the head of Loch Gairloch, with a sailing boat and rowing boats in the foreground to the right, and two figures in kilts conversing on the left bank, lined with trees. A humpback stone bridge crosses the river in the centre, with small buildings on the right bank and rocky mountains in the background. 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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