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

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.

Museum of Island History

High Street, Newport, Isle Of Wight, PO30 1TY
01983 521555

Opening times

Mon - Fri, 9.30am - 3pm Please get in touch for summer and winter opening times

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