Remains of a Temple at Galston, Isle of Lewis.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. Dec.r, 1, 1819.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. On watermarked paper, 'J. Whatman. 1819'. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Mint, with large margins, uncut.
The ruins of a church on the coast at Galston, East Ayrshire, surrounded by gravestones. A man is the seated in foreground at right with a dog standing nearby. 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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