The Lands-end, Cornwall.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. Jan.y, 1, 1814.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins, uncut.
A coastal view at Land's End, Cornwall, with a large rock at the left, with two smaller ones in the sea, splashed by waves. Sailing boats can be seen in the distance. Land's End is the most westerly point of mainland Cornwall and England. 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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