The long ships light house, off the lands end, Cornwall.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. Jan.y, 1, 1814.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins. Stain to lower left corner.
A small boat with two figures sailing at sea, tilting to left in stormy weather, near a lighthouse on top of a rock at the right. A rocky shoreline can be seen in the distance. 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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