Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. April, 1, 1816.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins, uncut. Slight offsetting.
A view of the small town and port of Whitehaven, with men and women conversing on a bridge to the right and a ship leaving the harbour along the side of a jetty at 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.
[Ref: 36123] £140.00