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Bradda Head, Port Erin

Date made: 3 October 1857

Artist: Staples, S.

Description: "This magnificent headland – a stupendous precipice – reminded me at first sight of the sea-girt rock of Ailsa Craig, on the coast of Galloway, and the resemblance is rendered more perfect by the legions of sea-birds that continually swarm upon its brow." (Sir George Head, A Home Tour through Various Parts of the United Kingdom, 1837, M 02445


Measurements: artwork: 21 cm x 30.6 cm

Materials: pencil on paper

Object name: sketch

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1960-0331


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