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Port Erin

Date made: September 1863

Artist: Wellbye, Henry Read

Description: "Port Iron [Port Erin]. Of the cottages, two are public houses…there is no quay or landing place other than is formed by craggy projections of the aforesaid rocks." (Sir George Head, A Home Tour through Various Parts of the United Kingdom, 1837, M 02445).

A watercolour which is part of an album by Henry Read Wellbye, donors father, 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: 1956-0381/18


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