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Dunotter Castle, Kincardineshire.
Dunotter Castle, Kincardineshire.
Drawn & Engraved by Will.m Daniell.
Published by Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. July, 1, 1822.
Aquatint with hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"), very large margins.
A coastal view of the ruined Dunottar Castle, on a cliff top by the sea, with crashing waves below. Dunnottar Castle has played a prominent role in Scottish history because of its strategic location and defensive strength. When Oliver Cromwell's army invaded Scotland the Honours of Scotland (the Scottish crown jewels), were hidden there. 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'.
Abbey: Scenery, 16; Tooley: Books with Coloured Plates 177.
[Ref: 59806]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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