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Flat Holm Island

Flat Holm Island

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1783

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15547

Item number: f.38

Length: 19

Width: 27

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

Grimm copied this east view of Flat Holm Island and its lighthouse in the Bristol Channel from an original by Julius Ibbetson. The island is home to a large gull population and today is a site of Special Scientific Interest and a Local Nature Reserve. There is also an old cholera isolation hospital there.

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