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Rushen Abbey

Date made: 19th century

Artist: unknown artist

Description: "Rushen Abbey, with the adjoining lands, is now the property of the Deemster. Every vestige of its interior magnificence has disappeared; but the ruins of this venerable monastery still retain an air of gloomy grandeur." (David Robertson, A Tour Through The Isle of Man, 1794, M 01360)

Album of watercolour sketches. The artist is thought to be associated with the Gibb family of the Grove, Ramsey.


Measurements: overall: 20 x 16 cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: watercolour sketch

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1976-1932/28


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