R Wober gives a talk on Peter Womersley during the Edinburgh Festival at the Scottish National Gallery, Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, The Mound, 10th August 12.45- 1.30pm
A portrait of Womersley: a talk at the Mound in Edinburgh during the Festival

To coincide with the Scottish National Portrait Gallery exhibition "Out of their Heads", architect Rebecca Wober will be giving a talk on Peter Womersley on Wednesday 10th August, 12.45- 1.30pm at the Hawthornden lecture theatre, National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh. Photo credit: Allan...

  • postcard of "Eildon Hills and the River Tweed" by James Ward, 1807, National Gallery of Scotland
  • Eildon Hills, now the backdrop to the boiler house at Dingleton, from postcard of "Eildon Hills and the River Tweed" by James Ward, 1807
  • trout fishing in the River Tweed postcard of "Eildon Hills and the River Tweed" by James Ward, 1807
Eildon Hills in paint

My mother came in from a visit to the National Gallery of Scotland with an idyllic landscape painting by James Ward, 1807, centring on the distinctive double nipples of the Eildon Hills. Those trout fishermen standing there in the River Tweed still exist today, reserve...