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Douglas Bay

Date made: 10 July 1846

Artist: unknown artist

Description: “As the fishery, which takes place during the most important months, engages upwards of 5000 men, the getting in of the harvest falls to the women, and to the few men who prefer staying on shore. The women are expert reapers, and do many other parts of husbandry.” (Nathaniel Jefferys, A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Isle of Man, 1809, M 00904)


Measurements: overall: 24 x 31.5 cm

Materials: paper

Object name: drawing

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2003-0060/7


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