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Loch Lomond steamer517 viewsA Loch Lomond steamer, possibly the SS Prince George, meets the train at Balloch Pier, circa 1917.Dec 06, 2007
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Battrums Music Shop442 viewsThe Sinclair Street premises of W.Battrum, Pianoforte and Music Warehouse. On offer were pianofortes on hire at moderate rates, pianofortes and organs on the 'Hire Purchase System', and pianoforte tuning. They also carried a large stock of the newest and most popular music, and sold gramophones, phonographs and records. Image circa 1910.Dec 05, 2007
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Brown Photographer323 viewsAn image circa 1910 used by W.D.Brown & Co., Photographers and Miniature Painters, of West Bay Studio, Helensburgh. They specialised in 'Artistic Portraiture at moderate prices', including 'Child Studies'.Dec 05, 2007
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TS Empress901 viewsThe Empress moored in the Gareloch off Rhu. She was the second of two charitable training ships for boys, and was in the Gareloch from 1889 until the 1920s, with staff giving a tough and sometimes brutal training to the 300 boys on board at any time. In this picture some can be seen aloft. Image circa 1910.Dec 05, 2007
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Helensburgh Golf Club483 viewsThe golf club was formed in 1893, and this image of the clubhouse is circa 1910. At that time the subscription for ordinary members was £1 11s 6d, and for lady and junior members 16 shillings. The 18-hole course was described as “of singular excellence” and this clubhouse as “one of the best equipped in Scotland. Tom Turnbull was the professional from 1895 for 50 years.Dec 05, 2007
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Harvie Chemist424 viewsThe 4 East Princes Street premises of Geo. Harvie & Son, dispensing and photographic chemists, offering films, plates, papers and all photographic requisites — including a dark-room for the use of customers. Image circa 1910.Dec 05, 2007
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East End Grocery450 viewsThe 89 East Clyde Street premises of William Shields Jnr., family grocer, provision, tea and wine merchant, who also had a branch at Dunoon. The speciality was 'Nourish Invalid Stout", and his slogan was 'Quality the True Test of Cheapness'. Image circa 1910.Dec 05, 2007
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W. & A.Smith, Butchers454 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.Dec 05, 2007
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Argyll Cars382 viewsCars built at Argyll Motors in Alexandria pictured outside Helensburgh's Queen's Hotel before being driven to London to be sold. Image circa 1910.Dec 05, 2007
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W.Cook, Tailor407 viewsThe 44 West Princes Street premises of W.Cook, Ladies' and Gentlemen's Tailor. He offered riding breeches, liveries, uniforms, Highland costumes, and always had on hand a large and well-selected stock of tweeds, worsteds, serges, Harris and homespun materials.Dec 05, 2007
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Greenlie Shoes434 viewsThe 19 Sinclair Street premises of William Greenlie, Boot & Shoe Maker. He offered: 'Best Variety in the West of Scotland', 'Bespoke Work A Speciality', and 'All Goods of the Best English Manufacture'. Image circa 1910.Dec 05, 2007
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Thomas H.Kerr Furniture519 viewsThe 19 James Street premises of Thomas H.Kerr, Dealer in Modern and Antique Furniture, Cabinet-maker, Upholsterer and Removal Contractor. Image circa 1910.Dec 05, 2007
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