Part of the South Stack, Holyhead.
Published by Mess.rs Longman & Co. Paternoster Row & W. Daniell 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London, April 1. 1815.
Hand coloured aquatint with very large margins, fine. Platemark: 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Uncut.
View of part of the South Stack, an island off the north west coast of Anglesey. It is famous as the location of one of the most spectacular lighthouses in Wales. 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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