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Peel Castle, Isle of Man

Date made: 21 August 1857

Artist: Staples, S.

Description: “In the days of ‘good Queen Bess’ a certain Duchess of Gloucester, remarkable for her beauty, which rendered her an object of jealousy and hatred to the ‘Maiden Queen’ was thrown into a subterranean dungeon in this castle, and there confined, without anyone being permitted to see or speak to her, during the long period of fourteen years." (William Bennet, Sketches of the Isle of Man, 1829, M 00896)


Measurements: artwork: 27 cm x 36 cm

Materials: pencil on paper

Object name: sketch

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1960-0340


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