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The Mumbles light house in Swansea bay

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View of the Mumbles lighthouse and two other buildings on the island off Mumbles Head, seen from the coast, where two men are conversing next to a boat in foreground at right and two other figures are tending to a boat at centre; sailing boats in the bay and in the distance; within a rectangular border; illustration to Ayton's 'Voyage round Great Britain', vol. I. 1814. Aquatint and etching 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 Augst. 1. 1814.'
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Mumbles Lighthouse, Swansea, Wales

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