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Tower of Refuge Douglas Bay

Date made: August 1843

Description: “There are provided a number of small bathing machines, fitted upon wheels like carriages, and drawn by one horse, which, at the rate of 6d. per head, will at any time make an expedition with you, like Canute, into the deep, and there remain until you have safely splashed yourself to your utmost pleasure.” (William Bennet, Sketches of the Isle of Man, 1829, M 00896)

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: 1980-0001/2


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