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Rushen Castle from Mrs Stowell's

Mary Elinor Wilson19th century

Manx National Heritage

Manx National Heritage
Douglas, Isle of Man

A pencil sketch from the sketchbook of Mary Elinor Wilson who went on tour to Switzerland and Norway with Alice Temple Chevalier in 1854. She was the daughter of Temple Chevalier, Vicar of Esh near Durham & professor of Astronomy and Hebrew at Durham University. One of his daughters married Stuart Pears, afterwards H.M. of Repton. Temple Chevalier was 3rd Wrangler and helped J.M.W. during vacations from Cambridge by giving him a sound grounding in Astronomy. (A.T.W. 12.05.1927 from conversation with J.M.Wilson.)

Details

  • Title: Rushen Castle from Mrs Stowell's
  • Creator: Mary Elinor Wilson
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: 12cm x 19cm
  • Rights: Manx National Heritage
  • Medium: pencil on paper

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