Salt, Henry (illus). I. Bluck (engraver).
London. William Miller. May 1, 1809.
Aquatint engraving, hand colored, 18 x 23 3/4 inches on heavy sheet 22 x 30 1/4 inches. Very light soiling to outer margins, diagonal crease to top right corner (well outside image area), a few tiny spots, 1/8 inch indentation at upper right of image (in cloud), mounting strip to bottom edge of verso; very good condition overall. A beautiful vista, drawn by Henry Salt and engraved by I. Hill. Plate 3 from "Twenty-Four Views in St. Helena, The Cape, India, Ceylon, The Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt." The volume was dedicated to "Richard Wellesley K.ST.P. & K.C., Late Governor General of the British Possessions and Captain General of the British Forces", etc. Item #56324