Broughty Castle, Forfarshire.
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. On watermarked paper, 'J. Whatman. 1821'. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Mint, with large margins, uncut.
A view of the ruins of Broughty Castle on a bank to the left, with a round tower in front of a high facade and three windows at the top. A number of figures are walking, conversing and fishing in the foreground, with ships and boats on the river Tay to the right. 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: 36173] £160.00