A View of Mount Edgcumbe taken from St Nicholas's Island.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer & Bennett, in Fleet Street, Rob.t Wilkinson in Cornhill, John Boydell in Cheapside, & Carington Bowles in St Pauls Church Yard. [n.d., c.1755.]
Coloured engraving. 365 x 565mm (14¼ x 22¼"), on thick paper. Overall creasing and large margins.
A view of Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall, painted by George Lambert & Samuel Scott from rocks probably on Drake's Island in Plymouth Sound. A British warship is firing a salute. The plate was engraved by Pierre Charles Canot from an intermediary sketch by Coplestone Warre Bampfylde and published in the series 'Five views of and from Mount Edgcumbe, Plymouth'.
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