Catwater, Plymouth, from the Citadel.
Published by W.Daniell, Russel Place, Fitzroy Square, London, May 20, 1825.
Coloured aquatint. Plate: 300 x 230mm, (12 x 9"); very large margins.
A view across Cattewater from the Royal Citadel. Cattewater is the pool where the mouth of the River Plym meets Plymouth Sound. Mount Batten and Mout Batten tower can be seen across the water. 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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