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The Old Man of Hoy

1820

Print after William Daniell

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Title

The Old Man of Hoy

Date

1820

Artist

Print after William Daniell

Description

View of The Old Man of Hoy at centre and other rocks at right, with two small figures standing at the top; part of a rock seen at left; two boats below at left, open sea in background; within a rectangular border; illustration to Ayton's 'Voyage round Great Britain', vol. V. 1820. Aquatint and some 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 S. Fitzroy Square, London, Dec 1. 1820.'
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Location

Hoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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