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From Calf Island Looking Towards Peel

Date made: 1877

Description: Calf of Man: “Mr Gourlay also pointed out to us the Ruins of Bushells residence situate on nearly the highest part of the Island…This person lived here for several years in a most austere manner during the reign of King James. His grave was likewise shown to us on the top of an immense detached rock called the Burrough on the S.E. side.” (Samuel Dukinfield Swarbreck, Tour through the Isle of Man by Captain William Latham, July 1815, M 07398)

Pencil sketch from the sketchbook of Arthur Henderson, 1877, when aged about 13.


Measurements: 14cm x 23cm

Materials: pencil on paper

Object name: drawing

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2019-0068/3


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