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Schooner, Castletown Harbour

Date made: c.1900-1933

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: A watercolour by Archibald Knox (1864-1933) depicting a vessel in Castletown harbour, tied up on the quayside by the Umber house with Bridge House and the footbridge across the harbour entrance in the background. Castletown had been a major trading centre and originally the Island's capital, but by the early 20th century its commercial importance had declined although a variety of fishing and trading vessels could still be seen in its harbour, including some of the last vessels sailing under sail.

Measurements: unframed artwork: 42.5 cm x 56.5 cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1954-5627

Subject tags : Isle of Man


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