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North of the Island from Lezayre

Date made: 19th century

Artist: unknown artist

Description: "The road to Ramsey is not so good nor so level as to Douglas, as we had to pass over several steep hills till within five or six miles of Ramsey where the country is level many miles towards the North. This is the richest view in the Island, as here are seen fertile pastures enclosed with flourishing hedges and a few orchards which were loaded with fruit." (Tour of a lady's voyage from England to Ireland, 1802, MS 05875)

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: 1976-1932/52


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