View of Caernarvon Castle, from Anglesea.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. Dec.r 1, 1814.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins, uncut.
A view from Anglesey, with figures standing next to a ship moored on the beach in the foreground to the left. Sailing boats are in the water, with Caernarvon Castle in the background and hills in the distance beyond. 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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