The Plates from Brannon's VECTIS SCENERY



Vignette Entrance to the Village of Shorwell

West Cowes
West Cowes, looking towards the harbour and mouth of the Medina River
West Cowes
West Cowes westward of the Castle : the new Church &c.


Osborne, the summer-residence of Her Most Gracious Majesty

Norris Castle

Norris Castle, looking towards Osborne

Town of Ryde, and full length View of the Pier.


Ryde, eastward of the Pier

Nunwell Down
View from Nunwell Down, embracing Brading, Bembridge, &c
Shanlin Chine
Shanklin Chine, as it appears from off the water at high tide

Shanklin Chine

The Head (or waterfall,) of Shanklin Chine

Shanklin Down
View from Shanklin Down, looking over the village to the Culvers, &c
The Chine and Valley of Luccombe


Bonchurch: general view taken from near the old Church

Bonchurch - Pond
The Valley of Bonchurch: the Road through the elm-grove by the Pond
The Town of Ventnor, as seen from the water

Steephill Castle

Steephill Castle, the seat of J. Hambrough, esq.

St Lawrence
The Southern Coast of the Island, from St. Lawrence to Bonchurch
St Lawrence
St.Lawrence Church, and the Undercliff looking to the westward

St Catharine's Lighthouse

St Catharine's Light-house, near Niton, looking towards Mount Cleeves

Sandrock Spring
The Sandrock Spring, looking towards Blackgang Chine
Blackgang Chine
Blackgang Chine, at the time of the wreck of the ship 'Clarendon'

Medina Hermitage

The Medina Hermitage, Alexandrian Pillar &c.

Freshwater Bay
Freshwater Bay, from the cliffs, looking towards the beacon
Watcombe Bay
Watcombe Bay: picturesque Rocks, Caverns, &c

Scratchell's Bay

Grand Arch in Scratchell's Bay, from the interior; and the Needles

The Needle Rocks, and Lighthouse
The Freshwater Cliffs, particularly the Grand Arch in Scatchell's Bay

Alum Bay

Alum Bay, as it appears from the first descent to the shore

The River Yar: Yarmouth on the left - Norton on the right
Carisbrooke Castle
Carisbrooke Castle, and Country to the southward

Carisbrooke Village

Carisbrooke Village and Church, as seen from the ascent to the castle

The High-street of Newport; Guildhall, Isle of Wight Institution &c.
Medina River
The River Medina, looking towards the town of Newport.


Wootton-bridge, looking over the River and Village to Fernhill

Gatcombe, and the Country between Newport and St. Catharine's Hill

Appuldurcombe, seat of the Right Hon. Earl Yarborough.


Ashey Sea-mark, and the Valley of Newchurch

Map of Island from endplates of Vectis Scenery

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