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Douglas Lighthouse

Date made: August 1843

Description: “During the herring season, not a boat will sail either on a Saturday or Sunday evening…on one Sunday evening of the last century, a tremendous gale destroyed many of the fishing boats. On this account they avoid going out on the Sabbath.” (The Duke of Rutland’s ‘Journal of a Tour through North and South Wales and the Isle of Man’ 1797, M 02435)

Painting from an album of Manx watercolours by Emily M. Fane, painted when she visited the Island in August 1843.


Measurements: overall: 29 cm x 41 cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1980-0001/13


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