View of Puffin Island, near Anglesea.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. March, 1, 1815.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins, uncut.
A view of Puffin Island, an uninhabited island off the eastern tip of Anglesey, Wales, crowded with puffins on the plateau with flocks of birds flying around the cliffs behind. 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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