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Vectis scenery: or, Graphic illustrations of ... the Isle of Wight

George Brannon

Vectis scenery: or, Graphic illustrations of ... the Isle of Wight

by George Brannon

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Published by The Engraver in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementdrawn and engraved by George Brannon.
The Physical Object
Pagination28 engravings ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19484541M

  A woman in her 60s has died and 22 people have been injured, including four who were taken by an air ambulance, after a bus crashed into two cars on the Isle of Wight this afternoon. The Isle of Wight is said by some to be the most haunted Island in the world. The trains on the Ryde to Shanklin line are ex London Underground tube trains and were built around – making them older than some of the heritage steam engines on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. The Isle of Wight was called Vectis by the Romans who settled there.

George Brannon was the author and publisher of Vectis scenery, an illustrated guide to the Isle of Wight first published in , which was reissued and adapted many times during the following decades. Philip Brannon contributed some engravings to later editions. The Needles Landmark Attraction has great shops including The Pier Head Shopping Emporium where you can find an interesting range of souvenirs to suit all budgets and tastes. The Needles Landmark Attraction has full catering facilities including a fully licensed tearoom and kiosks serving fresh coffee, ice cream and more/5(K).

Wightlink makes it easy to enjoy a wonderful day out on the Isle of Wight with outstanding value combination tickets exclusively for foot passengers. We combine convenient and fast foot passenger ferry crossings with onward travel on the Island for little more than the cost of the ferry tickets alone. The Isle of Wight contains some of the finest countryside walking in the whole of the UK, with much to offer whatever your ability. The island's concentration of diverse landscapes, historical sites, Victorian seaside resorts and sleepy villages in an area measuring only 13 miles (21km) by 23 miles (37km) at its widest point means that although distances are large enough to provide a challenge.


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Vectis scenery: or, Graphic illustrations of ... the Isle of Wight by George Brannon Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Wight, Isle of (the county). Vectis c, Wit (DB). A name (Welsh/Gaelic) possibly meaning 'place of the division', referring to its situation betreen the two arms of the Solent." (Mills) There is an oft-quoted passage by the great polymath Pliny the Elder (Natural History Book XVI, verse ) dating to the late 70's AD which names the.

This is a fascinating read for anyone living on the Isle of Wight. The historic reference to Ryde pier is of particular significance since this has been re-built in recent years. To discover the original cost of Ryde pier was £ is an incredible fact, especially considering the original sum was raised in shares for the construction.

Views of the Isle of Wight. [George Brannon] Reprint of new enlarged ed., published as 'Vectis scenery' Description: [1], 48 pages, 27 leaves. illustrations, map 24 x 29 cm: Other Titles: Vectis scenery: Responsibility: drawn and engraved by George Brannon.

Reviews. Vectis is an artist's book based on psychogeographical principles about the Isle of Wight. This blog charts the development of Vectis and explores related theoretical and art history concerns.

By them the Island was called VECTA or VECTIS, but its present appellation of Wight is derived from WECT, WITH, or WICT, as it is found variously written in Doomsday Book. In the yearit was invaded by Henric, a Saxon chief, who barbarously slew most of the natives, whom lie replaced with a great number of Jutes and Saxons, and bestowed the island on his two nephews.

Vectis is an artist's book based on psychogeographical principles about the Isle of Wight. This blog charts the development of Vectis and explores related theoretical and art history concerns. Views of the Isle of Wight by Brannon, Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white.

Each page is checked manually before printing. As this print on demand book is reprinted from a very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible.

Vectis Scenery. Pictures of the railway from the seventies to the present day. Ventnor's lost railways A photo-feature showing the site of the two railways that once served the town - with extracts of & maps.

Isle of Wight bus museum Buses, posters, excursion boards & other memorabilia from this great new museum. Island buses - 1; Island buses - 2. The pulpit is constructed of variegated alabaster, and the base consists of a number of fluted columns of white marble. It is octagonal in shape, and in the panels are introduced figures of saints and martyrs.

The font is of white marble, exquisitely carved. The rcredos is nhq 38 GUIDE TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT. Viewing for Thornaby auctions is am - am on the day of the sale. Viewing for Thornaby auctions is am - am on the day of the sale. The list of toys auctioned by Vectis is endless and we sell the following categories - Diecast, Trains, Doll and Teddy Bears, Lead, Plastic, Militaria, Tinplate, General Toys including Games.

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The new host is situated on a main UK internet 'backbone' which should ensure fast internet access. 11 Oct - The Isle of Wight is counting down to the launch of the new “Walking with Dinosaurs” experience on 21st June. The brand new augmented reality app will take you along a trail of discovery through the Island's unrivalled dinosaur heritage.

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The Isle of Wight (/ w aɪ t /) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England. It is in the English Channel, between 2 and 5 miles off the coast of Hampshire, separated by the island has resorts that have been holiday destinations since Victorian times, and is known for its mild climate, coastal scenery, and verdant landscape of fields, downland and tuent country: England.

Cooke, William Bernard, The Thames; or, Graphic illustrations of seats, villas, public buildings, & picturesque scenery on the banks of that noble river (London, Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, ), also by Samuel Owen (page images at HathiTrust).

Isle of Wight news, sport, entertainment and travel updates from the Isle of Wight County Press newspaper. IOW related 587 There are 6 products (1/76) Comprehensive book on Seaview Services from the Isle of Wight with full history and lots of illustrations.

£ Add to cart More. Out of stock. Add to Wishlist. £ Book: History of Isle of Wight bus company SHOTTERS. Scale: OO (1/76) Very nice book about the iconic coaches from. Isle of Wight Steam Railway, tel from within the UK or + from outside. A former branch line resucitated to accurately recreate the atmosphere of the island's railways in the pre-war era, when the island was the home of already superannuated locomotives.

Life at Tapnell. With the Farm Park currently closed and children away from school, isolating at home, the team at Tapnell Farm have created a new online resource – Life at Tapnell Farm – a fun and educational series of videos, photos and worksheets that can be used by families to keep their children entertained and assist with home schooling, over the coming weeks.

Get this from a library. Vectis. The Isle of Wight: a poem.: In three cantos. By Henry Jones, Author of the Earl of Essex, Kew Garden, &c. &c. [Henry Jones]. Compton Undermount's award-winning restoration by Charmian Shenton has been featured in a number of newspapers and magazines (e.g.

the Isle of Wight County Press); and Undermount, the eastern wing that we saw, is a sensitive modern adaptation, with beautiful gardens leading down to the communal clifftop lawn with private steps to the sea. Pictured: Grandmother-of-four, 64, who was killed in horror crash between a bus and two cars that left 22 hurt on the Isle of Wight.

One person died and 22 people were injured after a crash.Blackgang Chine is the oldest amusement park in the United Kingdom, having opened in the s.

Named after a now-destroyed chine (a coastal ravine) in the soft Cretaceous cliffs, it is about 6 miles from Ventnor at the southern tip of the Isle of Wight just below St Catherine's ang Chine and its sister park Robin Hill are owned by the Dabell : or