Kirkstall Abbey, by moon light

Walter Meegan1880/1899

Leeds Museums & Galleries

Leeds Museums & Galleries
United Kingdom

This is an eerie oil painting by artist Walter Meegan of Kirkstall Abbey and passing tram. It was painted sometime between 1880 and 1899. By this time the old turnpike road had been replaced by the more modern Abbey Road.Meegan made a number of paintings of the abbey during the late 19th century all by moonlight.


  • Title: Kirkstall Abbey, by moon light
  • Creator: Walter Meegan
  • Date Created: 1880/1899
  • Location Created: Leeds
  • Physical Dimensions: object width (painting): 766mm, object height (painting): 507mm
  • Subject Keywords: Social history
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil, canvas, wood, glass

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