The Miller's Linn, Inverary

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The Miller's Linn is the name given to a stretch of the River Aray on the estates of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, Scotland. Both Patrick Nasmyth and his father, Alexander, who worked for the Duke of Argyll at the beginning of the 19th century and designed buildings on the estate, painted Inveraray subjects over an extended period. Apparently, a meal mill stood on the right-hand bank of the river from the 17th century, giving the water its name. Conceivably, the cottage hidden amongst the trees on the right is a fanciful treatment of the 17th-century mill.