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Portree on the Isle of Skye: P.223-1990

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Portree on the Isle of Skye
'Voyage Round Great Britain'


Daniell, William (Printmaker)
Longman & Co. (Publisher)
Daniell, William (Publisher)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1990) by Grimshaw, Margaret Eleanor


19th century
Production date: AD/CE 1829

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Image: Height 165 mm Width 238 mm
Sheet: Height 274 mm Width 380 mm

Techniques used in production

Aquatint Hand colouring Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Portree on the Isle of Skye
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Title
  • Text: Drawn & Engraved by Willm. Daniell
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: Published by Messrs. Longman & Co. Paternoster Row & W. Daniell 9 Cleveland Street Fitzroy Square London Feb. 2. 1829
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.223-1990
Primary reference Number: 1520
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-24 14:03:18

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{{cite web|url=|title=Print|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-24 14:03:18|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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