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Know Head

Know Head c 1830.

This landscape shows the view looking north across the White Cart Water and uphill to Knowhead Farm. In the foreground a woman is talking to a soldier. The Burrell Collection was subsequently built next to the farmhouse site, which is now occupied by a building belonging Glasgow City Council's Land Services department.

This is one of a series of watercolours painted by an unknown artist working for the Maxwell family, which depict buildings and landscapes on the Pollok Estate c 1830.

Reproduced with the permission of the National Trust for Scotland

Burrell Collection, farmhouses, farms, Know Head Farm, Knowhead Farm, landscapes, Pollok Estate, Pollok Park, River Cart, soldiers, watercolours, White Cart Water, women

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