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King Orrys Grave, Laxey

Date made: 24 July 1873

Artist: Dryden, Henry

Description: A wash drawing showing the lay-out of King Orry's Grave, Laxey, by Sir Henry Dryden, July 24th 1873.

Sir Henry Dryden, known as ‘the Antiquary,’ was an archaeologist who travelled throughout Britain and Europe in the nineteenth century. During his travels Dryden recorded buildings, historic sites and monuments, producing thousands of architectural and archaeological drawings. He visited the Isle of Man in 1853 and sketched several landmarks.


Measurements: 34cm x 24cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: drawing, wash

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1962-0002a


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