Slanes Castle, Aberdeenshire.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. July, 1, 1822.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Mint, with large margins, uncut.
A view of Slains Castle on a clifftop to the left, overlooking the North Sea, in stormy weather. A group of figures on the cliff can be seen rescuing others with a rope from a wrecked boat below as tall waves crash against rocks in the foreground. 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: 36159] £160.00