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The Stack. Calf of Man

Date made: August 1843

Description: “Gulls, wild-pigeons and puffins are the most numerous. The last bird is not to be seen in any part of the main Isle. The Calf is its only residence. It breeds on the rocks and…is esteemed by many of the natives as a great delicacy.” (David Robertson, A Tour Through The Isle of Man, 1794, M 01360)

Painting from an album of Manx watercolours by Emily M. Fane, painted when she visited the Island in August 1843.


Measurements: overall: 29 cm x 41 cm

Materials: watercolour on paper

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1980-0001/11b


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