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Ramsey from the Pier, during the Races,

Date made: 24 September 1863

Artist: Wellbye, Henry Read

Description: "The town of Ramsey is most romantically situated; though small and irregular, it contains two principal streets, with a number of neat straggling ones that lead to them…Near the parade and quay is a large stone lighthouse, which is every night illuminated, to guide the wearied mariner safe into harbour." (David Robertson, A Tour Through The Isle of Man, 1794, M 01360)

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: 1956-0381/7


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