Karl marx on the Isle of Wight

  title={Karl marx on the Isle of Wight},
  author={A. E. Laurence},
K arl Marx visited the Isle of Wight on three separate occasions: summer 1874, winter 1881-82, and winter 1882-83. At the time of these visits the Isle of Wight had already become a popular tourist resort, principally as a result of the decision of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to use Osborne House as a summer retreat from the affairs of state. The island, and in particular the Undercliff, had been recommended in 1829 by the famous specialist Sir James Clark as a convalescent area for…