Untitled (test proof for 'Beech Trees at Castlewellan, Ireland'); Lady Mabel ANN...

Name/Title

Untitled (test proof for 'Beech Trees at Castlewellan, Ireland')

About this object

An unframed black inked wood engraving on thin translucent paper (rice or tissue) 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 view with a towering hill in the background. A test proof for accession # 628.

Maker

Lady Mabel ANNESLEY

Medium and Materials

Woodcut 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

Gifted by Lady Mabel Annesley's great grand-daugher, Emma Earl, in 1994

Object Type

Print

Object number

825

Rights

All rights reserved

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Lake scenes
Trees

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