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View from the Douglas and Castletown Road

Date made: 20 September 1863

Artist: Wellbye, Henry Read

Description: “The roads are good and exempt from tolls, but destitute of milestones, except from Douglas to Castletown. A duty on public houses, greyhounds and pointers, and other dogs, with moderate statute duty, repair the roads.” (John Feltham, A tour through the Island of Mann in 1797 and 1798, M 09791)

A watercolour which is part of an album by Henry Read Wellbye, donors father, who is thought to have been on holiday on the Isle of Man in 1863 before his marriage.


Measurements: 14cm x 23cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: watercolour

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1956-0381/3


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