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Portrait of James Kewley

Date made: mid 19th century

Artist: unknown artist

Description: Oil painting of gentleman sat holding a map/ estate plan. Dressed in black suit, gold watch chain visible, sat in a red upholstered chair, pair of dividers visible on subject's right-hand side. Plaque undernearth portrait reads 'James Kewley C.E. of Ballanard, Onchan (1783-1863)'.

James Kewley undertook the publishing of the 1819 Manx Bible following the death of Rev H.Stowell.

Measurements: unframed artwork: 88 cm x 69 cm

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1999-0074

Subject tags : Isle of Man


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