A Border Keep

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Horatio McCulloch
Born Glasgow, 1805-1867

A Border Keep, 1838

Oil on canvas
Presented by Alexander J. Buist, 1895
Museum Number 51-1912

The Keep is the 14th century Neidpath Castle, situated outside Peebles on the River Tweed. In comparison with the classical view of Castle Huntly, McCulloch brings in additional romantic elements emphasising the height of the castle above the steep gorge and waterfall.

A Border Keep
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