Culzean Castle, Aryshire.
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.
Culzean Castle on the coast at Carrick, looking south towards Ailsa Craig. Designed by Robert Adam and built 1777-92, it was donated to the National Trust for Scotland in 1946. In the deal, General Eisenhower was given an appartment there, which he used four times, once during his presidency. 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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