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Peel church December 1890

Date made: 1890

Artist: Goodwin, George

Description: Oil painting of St German's Church, built between 1879 and 1884 at the instigation of Bishop Rowley Hill to replace the old St. Peters in the Market place, Peel, which served as parish church for German (and until 1714 Patrick). Became the Cathedral church in 1980 after several attempts to restore the ruined cathedral on St. Patrick's isle came to naught. The painting shows the original spire which had to be removed following subsidence in 1907.

Measurements: unframed artwork: 41 cm x 27 cm

Materials: oil on canvas

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1956-0169

Subject tags : Isle of Man


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