Distant View of Ayr.
Published by Mess.rs Longman & Co. Paternoster Row & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, London, Dec.r 2, 1816.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins, uncut.
A view of Ayr from the south, with Greenan Castle, a 16th-century tower house, perched on a cliff in the foreground. 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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