Beech Trees at Castlewellan, Ireland; Lady Mabel ANNESLEY; 628

Name/Title

Beech Trees at Castlewellan, Ireland

About this object

A black inked wood engraving of a gnarled tree trunk amongst a stand of other trees, stumps and low growing plants on series of undulating hills set against a lake (Castlewellan?) with a towering hill in the background.

Maker

Lady Mabel ANNESLEY

Medium and Materials

Wood engraving on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Trees

Subject and Association Keywords

Lake scenes

Subject and Association Keywords

Ireland/Castlewellan

Subject and Association Description

Castlewellan is a village in County Down, Northern Ireland. Castlewellan was also the seat of the Earls Annesley with Castlewellan Castle, a Scottish Baronial castle built 1856-58 and Lady Mabel Annesley's home.

Castlewellan Castle overlooks Castlewellan Lake and is close to the entrance of an arboretum, now part of the Castlewellan Forest Park. The arboretum was established in 1740 and Lady Mabel's father actively secured specimens for the arboretum. The castle is now a Christian conference centre.

Credit Line

Bequeathed by Miss Gladys Bisley in 1982

Object Type

Print

Object number

628

Copyright Licence  

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Tags
Lake scenes
Trees

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