A watercolour of the farm buildings at Kirkwell in Cathcart from the north-east, painted c 1830. Two men chat in the foreground. The ruins of Cathcart Castle are in the background, left.
This painting is one of a series made by an unknown artist for the Maxwell family. Each watercolour depicts a different part of Pollok Estate and, taken together, they provide a unique record of a west of Scotland estate in the early 19th century.
Reproduced with the permission of the National Trust for Scotland
carts, castles, Cathcart Castle, farm labourers, farmhouses, farms, farmyards, landscapes, Pollok Estate, ruins, watercolours