A view of Kirkwall from the Peedie Sea dominated by St Magnus Cathedral, this painting also shows the gasworks and Kirkwall's first electric power station amid the huddle of roofs. The sailing yole gives the foreground interest and there is sign of human activity, quiet and unassuming on the banks of he sea. The painting was exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy in 1951.
Where to see this painting?
Kirkwall and St Ola Community Centre and Town Hall
Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1DH
If you are planning a visit to see this painting, check with the collection first. Paintings can be moved at short notice.