Britton Ferry, Glamorganshire.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. July, 1, 1814.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. On watermarked paper, 'J. Whatman. 1815'. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins, uncut.
A view of the coast at Briton Ferry. A man is seen pushing a boat with three figures into the water in the foreground at left, and another seated on a log to the right. Boats are in the harbour behind, with a building in a clearing between forests in the distance 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.
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