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Near Kirk Andreas

Date made: 27 July 1855

Description: “In the herring season the benevolence of the fisherman feeds the poor and during the residue of the year, they are supported by the weekly generosity of a few individuals.” (David Robertson, A Tour Through The Isle of Man, 1794, M 02435)

Miss Georgina Gore Currie was the niece of Horatio Powys, Bishop of Sodor and Man from 1854 to 1877. Georgina stayed with the Bishop’s family at their residence, Bishopscourt, north of Kirk Michael. During her time on the Isle of Man, Georgina sketched and painted many Manx scenes including Bishopscourt and its gardens.


Measurements: 24cm x 29cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: painting, watercolour

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1954-3601/3


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