The entrance to Portreath, Cornwall.
Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. Feb.y, 1, 1814.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Large margins.
A view at Portreath, Cornwall, with a man seated on a wall in the foreground and another beside him, watching a ship at sea, tilting to the left near the entrance to a narrow harbour. A group of figures can be seen standing on a jetty to the left. 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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