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Island of Elba with four interesting views of the capital. View of the East Side of the Bay and Watering Place - Porto Ferrajo

1799

Print after Major James Weir

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Title

Island of Elba with four interesting views of the capital. View of the East Side of the Bay and Watering Place - Porto Ferrajo

Date

1799

Artist

Print after Major James Weir

Description

View of rocky cliffs covered in foliage, inclined and shadowing a small bay, with a small rowing boat near the entrance and a frigate at anchor further out, in the right foreground; after Weir; republished state. 1799, this state 1814. Colour etching and aquatint with additional hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher - James Daniell; Print maker - Francis Jukes
Inscription: Lettered below the image with the title, incorporated into a dedication from 'James Weir' to 'the Right Honble Earl Spencer' and 'Drawn by Capt.n James Weir. / Engraved by F. Jukes. / London, Published by Ja.s Daniell, 480, Strand, April, 1814'
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Location

Elba, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

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