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Round Tower and Armoury, Peel Castle

Date made: 1837

Description: "No admittance to [Peel] Castle can be gained without ‘Old Tom’…upon all these reliques of antiquities ‘Old Tom’ dwelt with a precision that savoured of former military habits, and a prolixity, much increased by the too liberal aid of whiskey; and upon every point of authority, he quoted Sir Walter Scott, as if neither before nor since, there had ever existed another historian." (Sir George Head, A Home Tour through Various Parts of the United Kingdom, 1837, M 02445)

Painting by R.H. Froude, father of the historian James Anthony Froude (1818-1894) & Richard Hurrell Frowde divine (1803-1836).


Measurements: overall: 27.5cm x 42cm

Materials: paper : pencil & sepia ink & wash

Object name: drawing

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1954-7261


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