Carlaverock Castle, Dumfrieshire.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. May, 1, 1816.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins, uncut. Slight offsetting.
A view of the ruins of Caerlaverock Castle, with a seated and a standing figure under a tree in front of an arched gate at the left. Caerlaverock Castle, first built in the 13th century is located on the southern coast of Scotland, on the edge of the Caerlaverock National Nature Reserve. Caerlaverock was a stronghold of the Maxwell family from the 13th century until the 17th century when the castle was abandoned. 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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