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 at Montrose, with figures walking along a meandering hillside road in the foreground, with boats in the bay and in the harbour behind buildings in the middle ground to the right. A long bridge is seen in the distance. The town of Montrose traded in skins, hides and cured salmon, and in the 17th century began to export wheat and barley in regular trading transactions. 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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