Beech Trees at Castlewellan, Ireland; Lady Mabel ANNESLEY; 628
Beech Trees at Castlewellan, IrelandAbout 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
Wood engraving on paperSubject and Association Keywords
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.
Bequeathed by Miss Gladys Bisley in 1982Object Type
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