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Tynwald Hill

Date made: July 1815

Description: "Here, in 1417, Sir John Stanley, King and Lord of Man, convened the whole body of the people, to witness the first promulgation of the laws." (David Robertson, A Tour Through The Isle of Man, 1794, M 01360)

On the sketch is written: "Memorandum sketch of Tynwald Mount Isle of Man. From the summit of it every new law is promulgated accompanied with the greatest form of ceremony." (Will Latham, July 1815)

Sketch by Captain William Latham of Liverpool. In July 1815 Captain William Latham made a tour of the Isle of Man with Mr William Gerard Walmesley Esq of Liverpool, Mr James Leigh of Liverpool and Mr Ralph Greenough of Wigan. Latham made many sketches of the Island during his visit.


Measurements: 12.5cm x 23.5cm

Materials: paper : pen & ink

Object name: drawing

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1954-7434


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