The Rope-bridge, near the Light-house, Holyhead.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. Feb.y, 1, 1814.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins, uncut.
A view of a rope-bridge over the sea, connecting cliffs, with a man walking on the bridge towards a plateau to the right, where two men are standing next to a wooden container. A figure is seen walking up steps cut into the cliff to the left. 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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