The latest picture auction at 1818 was an eclectic mix of a mainly decorative nature, with an equally eclectic mix of prices from £5 to £2000.

Lot 1021 – David Young Cameron (no relation to the ex-prime minister!) An oil painting of the Mountains in Perthshire – Sold as expected at £2000, on an estimate of £1500

Lot 1048 – HN Almond An oil painting of a farmstead in winter – Sold at £120, on an estimate of £20, perhaps inspired by the April snows

Lot 1032 – Mac W A watercolour of Bolton Abbey – Sold at £140, on an estimate of £150