To the OFFICERS & CORPS of Volunteers of Cpwers, This View of WEST COWES with the VOLUNTEERS on the Parade Is with respect Inscribed by their much onliged and humble Servant Richard Livesay. / Designed by R. Livesay, Drawing Master to the Royal Academy Portsmouth. ; Engraved by J. Wells.
Wells, John, active 18th century-19th century, printmaker.
Publication details
[Portsmouth] : Published April 1 1799 by R. Livesay, Portsea, [April 1 1799]
Physical details
1 print : aquatint and etching with hand-colouring ; sheet 51.2 x 60.3 cm
A bay with volunteer soldiers drawn up on the quay, firing salutes; houses among trees; sailors rowing officers in a small ship in the right foreground, others in a small sailing ship on the left; other small ships on the water; a large sailing ship at anchor on the far left. Title broken by coat of arms.
Isle of Wight (England)
Other persons
Livesay, Richard, -1823?, artist, publisher.
Maps K.Top.15.14.c.