Solva, near St. Davids, Pembrokeshire.
Published by Mess.rs Longman & Co. Paternoster Row & W. Daniell 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London Oct.r 1, 1814.
Hand coloured aquatint with very large margins, fine. Platemark: 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Uncut.
A view in Pembrokeshire along the coast at Solva. Sailing boats and rowing boats in the harbour. The harbour is a glaciated meltwater channel known as a Ria and the rocks contain fossils from the Cambrian age. 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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