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Sulby Glen, Isle of Man

Date made: 28 July 1834

Artist: Goodman, Mary Anne

Description: "The lover of wild scenery will find a pleasing resort in Sulby Glen. The natural Bridge of Rock, and a pretty cascade which flows under it, will prove interesting objects to the geologist as well as the painter." (Dr Robert Paterson, Manx Antiquities, 1863, M 02321)

A pencil sketch from the old family sketch book of Sir Arnold Wilson, the elder son of Canon J.M. Wilson. The artist was Mrs Mary Anne Goodman, an aunt of Canon Wilson, on his mother's side. Her maiden name was Pears. The sketches were made round about 1835, when Sir Arnold's grandfather, the Reverend Edward Wilson, was Principle of King William's College.


Measurements: 18cm x 26cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: drawing

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1954-3161/9


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