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Sweetie bag115 viewsThis is the colourful sweetie bag used by Margaret Reece at her sweetie shop, which was at the corner of Clyde Street and Maitland Street, Helensburgh, circa 1910. The sweets were made at the rear of the shop. Image supplied by her great grand-daughter Sue Taylor.Nov 26, 2015
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Sweetie shop119 viewsMargaret Reece is pictured outside her sweetie shop which was at the corner of Clyde Street and Maitland Street, Helensburgh, circa 1910. The sweets were made at the rear of the shop. Image supplied by her great grand-daughter Sue Taylor.Nov 23, 2015
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Transatlantic transmission99 viewsAn October 3 1929 newspaper image of John Logie Baird and his TV equipment. The caption on a companion picture stated: "One more dream of science has been realised. Man's vision has spanned the Ocean, and transatlantic television has been demonstrated to be a reality. A man and a woman sat before an electric eye in a London laboratory last night, and a group of people in a darkened basement in the village of Hartsdale, New York, watched them turn their heads and move from side to side. The images were crude and broken, but they were images nevertheless."
Oct 29, 2015
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Lansdowne Park193 viewsBuilt in the 1850s and demolished about 2004, Lansdowne Park was on the east side of the Victoria Road and Sinclair Street junction in Helensburgh, opposite Prince Albert Terrace. Originally a private house, the ornate roof was added by architect William Leiper in 1896. Its last use was as a boarding house for St Bride's School and its successor Lomond School. After it was demolished, private houses and flats were built on the site. Image date unknown.Oct 23, 2015
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Sundowner111 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr is pictured in a scene from the Warner Brothers movie 'The Sundowners', set in 1920s Australia, in which she starred with Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov and Glynis Johns. This image appeared in Woman magazine on January 21 1961, four weeks after the film, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was released. Paddy Carmody (Robert Mitchum) is a roaming Irish sheepherder who loves his nomadic lifestyle. His wife, Ida (Deborah Kerr), and young son Sean do not share his wanderlust, and family tensions come to a head after Ida persuades Paddy to settle down with a steady job. Oct 22, 2015
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1950s St Bride's School class162 viewsA junior class at St Bride's School. From left: Val McIntyre, Sarah Lee, Fiona Carslaw or Pat Wright?, Vari Sandeman, Sandra McDougall, Barbara Brown, Alison Hamilton, Esther Henderson in floral dress, Phyllis Marshall, Liz Birnie, with Ann Davidson at the piano and Alison Gow conducting. Image circa 1957.Oct 22, 2015
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Baby Melanie98 viewsA press picture of Helensburgh film star Deborah Kerr — Mrs Anthony Bartley — is pictured with her baby daughter Melanie, born on December 27 1947. The caption stated: "Young Miss Melanie has the same red hair and blue eyes as her mother, and even at this early age shows signs of also some day having the same vivacious personality."Oct 22, 2015
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Stooky Bill101 viewsAn October 3 1929 newspaper image of John Logie Baird with Stooky Bill, the dummy he used in his demonstrations, and TV equipment. The caption stated: "One more dream of science has been realised. Man's vision has spanned the Ocean, and transatlantic television has been demonstrated to be a reality. A man and a woman sat before an electric eye in a London laboratory last night, and a group of people in a darkened basement in the village of Hartsdale, New York, watched them turn their heads and move from side to side. The images were crude and broken, but they were images nevertheless."Oct 22, 2015
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Hermitage Park Lodge115 viewsThe Lodge which stood at the west gate of Helensburgh's Hermitage Park for many years, before being replaced by a modern bungalow used by successive Parks Superintendents. Image supplied by Sandy Kerr.Oct 11, 2015
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Long Croft176 viewsA 1903 image of a drawing of and plans for Long Croft, West Rossdhu Drive, Helensburgh, designed and built by noted burgh architect and artist Alexander Nisbet Paterson. He lived there with his artist wife Maggie, nee Whitelaw Hamilton, and family for many years.Oct 11, 2015
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Hermitage Park Cenotaph98 viewsThe Cenotaph in the Garden of Remembrance in Hermitage Park, Helensburgh, designed and built in 1923 by noted burgh architect Alexander Nisbet Paterson and inspired by 'Glasgow Boy' artist James Whitelaw Hamilton, who encouraged Paterson to enter the design competition and suggested that the old walled garden of the original Hermitage House be used. Image date unknown.Oct 11, 2015
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West Princes Street127 viewsAn old image of West Princes Street, Helensburgh, possibly the 1940s?Oct 11, 2015
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