Holy Island Castle and Lindesfarne Abbey
- Holy Island Castle and Lindesfarne Abbey
Information from accompanying cards: With a very fine fore-edge painting beneath the gilt. It portrays Holy Island Castle and Lindesfarne Abbey, the monastery which was founded in the seventh century and made famous by the labors of St. Cuthbert. The scene is on the coast of Northumberland. Sailing vessels are apparent in the foreground weathering the sea.
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
- 1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred , May 1951.
- Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1811.
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Marmion : a tale of Flodden Field / by Walter Scott
Additional Information: Portrays Lindesfarne Abbey/Island in Northumberland, England.
- Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
- Call #:
RARE BKS PR5311 .A1 1811x