[St Helena.] View taken from the Road leading Towards the Plantation House.[&] View of Plantation House The Residence of the Governor. [&] View from the First Range of Hills below Sandy Bay Ridge. [&] The New House at Longwood Intended for the Late Napoleon Buonaparte. [with] The Shade of Napoleon Visiting his Tomb.
[London: Colnaghi & Co, 1822.]
Four very fine coloured aquatints. Each sheet c.225 x 340mm (9 x 13½"). Each trimmed to image and laid on two album sheets, titles excised and pasted below each image.
Four plates from the rare 'Series of Views in the Island of St Helena' by John Kerr, Paymaster to the 66th Regiment, which had garrison duty guarding Napoleon on St Helena in 1816. An extra plate is an uncoloured lithograph with Napoleon's outline formed by two trees by his tomb.
Abbey: Travel 316.
[Ref: 38080] £750.00