Col.l Doveton's House, near Sandy Ridge, St Helena.
London Published by Black, Parry & Co, and Nichols & Co, 1814.
Hand coloured aquatint. Printed area 240 x 150mm (9½ x 6").
A house under rocky cliffs on St Helena. William Doveton entertained Napoleon at his house during his exile and, when he visited England to be knighted by George IV, petitioned that the former emperor be moved to a healthier residence. From James Wathen's 'Journal of a voyage, in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China, returning by the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena' 1814.
Abbey Travel 517.
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