The Curlers at Rawyards by John Levack (1823-1874), 1857

Levack’s painting shows a curling match in progress on a pond at Rawyards on the eastern outskirts of Airdrie. The painting depicts a selection of mainly middle class local people and dignitaries, including Patrick Rankin and Provost James Thomson Rankin of Auchengray, and Gavin Black and Robert Graham of Rawyards.

Museum reference:
NLC-1999-956
Date:
1857
Place Made:
Airdrie
On display:
Summerlee Museum: Exhibition Hall
Associated with:
1855 · New Monkland Curling Club · Rawyards Curling Pond, Airdrie, Scotland · Gavin Black was President of the club from 1839 until his death in 1871. The painting may have been commissioned by Patrick Rankin of Auchengray.
Dimensions:
height: 2510mm
width: 1665mm
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