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The Pilcher Hawk Glider662 viewsPercy Pilcher flies his Hawk glider in 1897.
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The Duke of Kent at Rhu441 viewsHRH The Duke of Kent visits the Rhu RNLI Station on July 27 1994. He is talking to Ferdie Thurgood (back to camera) and Dr Peter Campbell.
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West Clyde Street, William Street1074 viewsThe junction of William Street and West Clyde Street.
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W. & A.Smith, Butchers794 viewsThe 93 East Clyde Street premises of Smith Butchers. They offered finest home-fed beef and mutton, lamb and veal in season. Specialities were corned beef, pickled tongues and sausages. Orders could be called for morning and evening. Image circa 1910.
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John Logie Baird at Hastings458 viewsHelensburgh-born inventor John Logie Baird is pictured at the unveiling of a plaque by the Mayor of Hastings, where Baird first demonstrated television in 1924.
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Reece's Sweet Shop735 viewsMargaret Reece outside her sweet shop at the corner of Maitland Street and East Clyde Street, Helensburgh. Image, date unknown, supplied by Sue Taylor.
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Swedish toast392 viewsHelensburgh was not the only place where the bicentenary of Henry Bell’s Comet was remembered on Saturday August 4 2012 — a toast was proposed in Sweden. As he had done 50 years earlier, retired naval architect Gerhard Schack, an octogenarian, raised a glass in tribute to the man who pioneered commercial steamships. This is a picture of the Comet model he made himself.
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Row Parish Church489 viewsA 1904 image of Rhu — then Row — Parish Church. It dates from 1851 and stands on the site of an 18th century predecessor. Amongst those buried in the kirkyard is Henry Bell, whose Comet was the world's first commercially successful steamship. In 1851 the marine engineer Robert Napier built the statue which today marks Bell's grave.

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Faslane House37 viewsFaslane House was the farm house for Faslane Farm. The house was demolished with the building of Military Port no.1 in 1941-42. Image supplied by Alistair McIntyre.Apr 12, 2017
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One Empire27 viewsA loyal postcard of One King, One Flag, One Fleet, One Empire features King George V with Irish Unionist politician, barrister and judge the Rt Hon Sir Edward H.Carson, and Unionist Party Leader Andrew Bonar LawMar 31, 2017
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Glen Fruin cattle77 viewsCows meander through Glen Fruin. Image published by Stewart Stationer, Helensburgh, circa 1918.Mar 13, 2017
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Path to kirk72 viewsKirkpath Lane in Rhu. Image circa 1910.Mar 13, 2017
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219 viewsClass 4 at Hermitage Primary School, circa 21956-7. Image supplied by Anne Khaya (nee Lillburn).Feb 18, 2017
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Wonderwall144 viewsA tribute to John Logie Baird on the wall of the University of Strathclyde Graham Hills Building in George Street, Glasgow — one of a number of massive official murals. Image supplied by Des Gorra.Feb 18, 2017
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Cairndhu House197 viewsCairndhu on Helensburgh seafront when it was a family home. Later it became the Cairndhu Hotel, then a nursing home for the elderly, and it is now disused. Originally Cairndhu House, it was built in 1871 to a William Leiper design in the style of a grand chateau for John Ure, Provost of Glasgow, whose son became Lord Strathclyde and lived in the mansion. Image, date unknown, supplied by Mrs Sheila Allan.Feb 06, 2017
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Portrait170 viewsA photographic portrait of Helensburgh-born TV inventor John Logie Baird. Image date unknown.Feb 02, 2017