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Tower of the Bishop's Palace, Kirkwall

1821

Print after William Daniell

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Title

Tower of the Bishop's Palace, Kirkwall

Date

1821

Artist

Print after William Daniell

Description

View of the partly ruined Bishop's Palace in Kirkwall, with tower in foreground at right; a woman walking with a basket on her back towards a wall in foreground at left, and two women carrying a basket on a pole behind, approaching an arched gateway to the grounds; within a rectangular border; illustration to Ayton's 'Voyage round Great Britain', vol. V. 1821. Aquatint with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Print maker - William Daniell; Draughtsman - William Daniell; Publisher - William Daniell
Inscription: Lettered in the border with the title in cursive script; below the border 'Drawn & Engraved by Willm, Daniell. / Published by W, Daniell, Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, London, June 1, 1821.'
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Location

Kirkwall, Kirkwall Bay, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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