Loch Scavig, Skye.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. June, 1, 1819.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. On watermarked paper, 'J. Whatman. 1818'. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Mint, with large margins, uncut.
A view of Loch Scavaig, with a figure seated and another reclining on a rock in the foreground to the left. A rowing boat and a sailing boat are in the water nearby, with rocky mountains in background, and a waterfall in the centre. 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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