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Col Major Wilks SHK 1823 - 1837

Date(s): n.d.

Creator(s): unknown photographer

Administration / Biographical History: Colonel Mark Wilks was a Manx soldier and administrator. In 1813 he was appointed Governor of St Helena while Napoleon was imprisoned there; Napoleon was said to have found him a highly engaging and affable man. On his return to the Island, Wilks was elected to the House of Keys, becoming speaker in 1822

Language: eng

Extent: overall: 13 cm x 8 cm

Physical description: black & white print

Item name: photograph

Collection: Photographic Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: PG/8036/6


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