Armidal, the Seat of Lord Macdonald, Isle of Skye.
Published by Messrs. Longman & Co., Paternoster Row & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, London, May 1, 1818.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins, uncut.
A landscape, with rocks on a stretch of land in the foreground at left, with rowing and sailing boats at sea behind, and Armadale Castle on a partly wooded hillside in the background. Armadale Castle is a ruined country house in Armadale, Skye, former home of the MacDonalds. 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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