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Douglas town and bay from the Ramsey Road

Date made: September 1863

Artist: Wellbye, Henry Read

Description: “In the afternoon we arrived at Douglas which is a small town containing a few narrow streets and not many good houses [...] they have a short pier built with stone and a handsome lighthouse at the extremity” (Tour of a lady's voyage from England to Ireland, 1802, MS 05875)

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: 1956-0381/2


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