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Peel Castle

Date made: c.1860

Description: "This castle for its Situation, Antiquity, Strength and Beauty, might justly come in for one of the Wonders of the World." (George Waldon, The History and Description of the Isle of Man, 1726, M 00733)

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: 24.5cm x 32cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: painting, watercolour

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1954-3601/17


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