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Victoria Hall326 viewsThe Victoria Hall in Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, with its original metal railings in front which were removed during World War Two to help the war effort. They were replaced to mark the burgh's bicentenary in 2002 after an initiative by the Friends of the Victoria Hall. The building itself was funded by public subscription in 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, and was altered and added to by A.N.Paterson in 1899.
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“A Fresh Day, Portincaple, Loch Long” by Violet Kay324 viewsViolet MacNeish Kay (1914–1971) was the daughter of well known artist James Kay (1858–1942), who designed their house Crimea on a hill at Whistlefield, overlooking Loch Long, and it is this view that is the subject of many of their paintings. This painting was acquired in 2009 by the Anderson Trust.
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Row (Rhu) Parish Church324 viewsRow (Rhu) Parish and War Memorial. From a postcard published by Winton, Stationer, Post Office, Row. Image date unknown.
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St Michael's Social324 viewsA social occasion at Helensburgh's St Michael and All Angels Church circa 1954. Image supplied by Robert Whitton whose father, the Rev R.A.Whitton, was minister of the church from 1951-9 and is in the picture.
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Centenary Monument323 viewsLooking west from Colquhoun Square along West Princes Street before the Centenary Monument was moved from the centre of the square to the north west quadrant. Provost Sam Bryden, who owned Macneur & Bryden's newsagent and gift shop in East Princes Street, Helensburgh, was the man responsible for the erection of the monument. Image circa 1908.
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Luss main street323 viewsA couple walk down the picturesque village main street to the pier. Image date unknown.
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3rd Cougar Cubs322 viewsMembers of Helensburgh's 3rd Cougar Cubs pictured in 1981. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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Baird by Conroy322 viewsHelensburgh artist Stephen Conroy painted this portrait of TV inventor John Logie Baird. He was specially commissioned by the Scottish Post Office Board to paint six portraits for a postcard series to celebrate the contribution Scots have made to communication, in the year of 1989 when the first Edinburgh Festival of Science and Technology took 'communication' as its theme.
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Cove322 viewsCove is pictured from Baron Point in this picture printed in Saxony. Image date unknown, but probably from the early 1900s.
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Colquhoun Square322 viewsThe pink granite Centenary Cross, donated in 1902 by Sir James Colquhoun of Luss to mark the centenary of the granting of the Burgh Charter, in its original position in the centre of Colquhoun Square. It was moved to the north west quadrant as it had become a traffic hazard. Image date unknown.
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Jack Buchanan322 viewsThe great entertainer from Helensburgh pictured signing autographs at London's Waterloo Station on September 25 1937. He was on his way to New York to appear with Evelyn Laye in a musical comedy.
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Craigendoran321 viewsA view of Craigendoran from the pier. Date unknown.
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