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The entrance to Portreath, Cornwall

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A man seated on a wall in foreground and another beside him, watching a ship at sea, tilting to left near the entrance to a narrow harbour; a group of figures standing on a jetty at left; cliffs at right; within a rectangular border; illustration to Ayton's 'Voyage round Great Britain', vol. I. 1814. Aquatint with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Print maker - William Daniell; Draughtsman - William Daniell; Publisher - William Daniell; Publisher - Longman
Inscription: Lettered in the border with the title in cursive script; below the border 'Drawn & Engraved by Willm. Daniell. / Published by Messrs. Longman & Co. Paternoster Row & W. Daniell 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square London Feby. 1, 1814.'
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Portreath, Cornwall, England

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