Views of the Isle of Wight by Thomas Rowlandson

A collection of 112 watercolours including 53 works by Thomas Rowlandson, 22 by Samuel Howitt and 37 by other contemporary hands.


Pencil, pen & ink & watercolour
Average: 23 x 33 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50,000 ( Total: £825,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
Trustees of the Longleat Chattels Settlement

They present an invaluable record of the topography and buildings of the Isle of Wight and are the result of at least 2 tours by the artists. The work depicted is 'The quarter-deck of a Lymington passage boat' by Rowlandson.

Artists include


Southgate, Son & Grimston, London, 1834; Beriah Botfield; bequeathed to the Thynne family; The Marquess of Bath.

Venue details

Museum of Island History High Street, NEWPORT Isle of Wight PO30 1TY 01983 521555

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £2)

Monday - Friday 9.30am - 3pm