[Arthur's Seat].
Clerk, John, 1728-1812, printmaker.
Publication details
[Scotland] : [John Clerk of Eldin], [about 1773-1782]
Physical details
1 print : etching and drypoint ; sheet 3.2 x 7 cm, on mount 14.2 x 19.5 cm.
Inscribed 'No10' in the upper left-hand corner of the mount. A ship on water by St Anthony's Chapel, Edinburgh; Arthur's Seat in the distance.
Edinburgh (Scotland)
Additional information
With a description of the scene on the facing page in brown ink. The description states that this plate was etched as a trial of the 'aqua forta' [aquatint] before biting the larger Plate no60 [in this volume]. Donated to George III in 1786. Part of a volume of prints and drawings by John Clerk of Eldin together with manuscript descriptions for each and a letter to George III by David Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan. Some of the etchings were hand-tinted by Robert Adam.
Other persons
Adam, Robert, 1728-1792.