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Douglas Bay from the South

Date made: 18 September 1863

Artist: Wellbye, Henry Read

Description: “The town of most trade…full of very rich and eminent dealers, the reason of which is plain; the Harbour of it being the most frequented of any in the Island, by Dutch, Irish and East India vessels, there is the utmost opportunity, that can be wished, for carrying on the Smuggling Trade.” (George Waldron, The History and Description of the Isle of Man, 1726, M 00733)

A watercolour which is part of an album by Henry Read Wellbye, who is thought to have been on holiday on the Isle of Man in 1863 before his marriage.


Measurements: 14cm x 23cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: watercolour

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1956-0381/1


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