The painting was commissioned to record the buildings on the left, which were scheduled for demolition in order to open up views of the cathedral. Inhabitants created a nuisance by throwing refuse out of their windows into the cathedral yard behind.
Where to see this painting?
The Cross, Dunblane, Stirling, Scotland, FK15 0AQ
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More on this painting
donated by Mrs Gwen Gilchrist, granddaughter of Dr Blair, in memory of her husband A. J. Finberg, biographer of J. M. W. Turner, 1962