This painting has a matt black frame with a silver slip. Image size 29.5cm x 29.5cm. Frame size 43cm x 43cm.
Ailsa Craig is an uninhabited island off the coast of Arran. It was formed from a volcanic plug of an extinct volcano. The island is locally known as 'Paddy's Milestone' as it sits midway between Scotland and Ireland.
It is a haven for large colonies of seabirds, including gannets, guillemots and puffins.
Ailsa Craig has vast quantities of fine granite that was mined and used to make curling stones from the early 1800s - 1971. Many of these curling stones from this granite are still used today.
Arran Art Gallery
Shore Road, Whiting Bay
Isle of Arran
Scotland KA27 8QH
In line with the Scottish Government Level 4 restrictions, the gallery ihas been temporarily closed but we plan to reopen the gallery on Monday 26th April 2021 from 10am until 5pm (closed for lunch 1-1.30pm) 7 days a week.
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