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Maughold Head, Isle of Man

Date made: 25 September 1863

Artist: Wellbye, Henry Read

Description: "Maughold Head is a bold promontory, with tiers of moss-crowned rocks on its summit. Under these rocks is a fine spring, called St Maughold’s Well, which formerly was, and is to this day, resorted to on account of its supposed medicinal virtues." (Nathaniel Jefferys, A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Isle of Man, 1809, M 00904)

A watercolour which is part of an album by Henry Read Wellbye, donors father, who is thought to have been on holiday on the Isle of Man in 1863 before his marriage.


Measurements: 14cm x 23cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: watercolour

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1956-0381/5


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