Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute.
Published by Messrs. Longman & Co., Paternoster Row & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, London, Feb.y 1, 1817.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Watermarked 'J. Whatman 1816'. Large margins, uncut.
Mount Stuart House, on the east coast of Arran, viewed from the sea. The house shown here, designed by Alexander McGill in 1719, burned down in 1877. 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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