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ISLE OF WIGHT MUSEUM AIMS TO BUY RARE COLLECTION OF PRINTS

An Isle of Wight museum is on the search for funds so that it can buy a rare collection of prints.

The 12 prints from the ‘Select Views of the Isle of Wight and Environs’ collection show scenes from the island – they were published by James Daniell and Son between 1800 and 1815. The pictures were said to represent an important stage in the development of landscape art.

Owners of the Carisbrooke Castle Museum, which is open to local residents and those on Isle of Wight breaks, will now need to find