Kellie Castle lies beyond the fishing village of Pittenweem in Scotland. Originally built in the twelfth century, it was leased to the prestigious Lorimer family in 1878. The Lorimers have been compared to a Renaissance dynasty; James Lorimer (1818-1890), was an eminent professor of law and his sons were the renowned architect Sir Robert Lorimer […]
About Michelle Atherton
Michelle Atherton is an art historian based in Edinburgh and originally from Los Angeles. She earned an MSc in History of Art, Theory and Display from University of Edinburgh. She previously worked at the National Trust for Scotland during Project Reveal, a Trust-wide digitisation project cataloguing the entirety of the material collections. During Project Reveal, she coordinated the inventory of eight National Trust for Scotland properties, including Kellie Castle. Michelle currently works at the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow, managing a team in collections.