The Citadel, Plymouth.
Published by W. Daniell, Russell lpace, Fitzroy Square, London, May 20, 1825.
Coloured aquatint. Plate: 300 x 230mm, (12 x 9"); very large margins.
A view across Plymouth Sound with the Royal Citadel on the left. The citadel was built in 1660 and was built on the site of an earlier fortress designed by Sir Francis Drake. 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'.
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