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Maggie Hamilton539 viewsNoted artist Maggie Hamilton (1867-1952) was the daughter of James and Mary Hamilton, of Thornton Lodge, Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, and brother of artist J.Whitelaw Hamilton, one of the first of the 'Glasgow Boys'. In 1897 she married architect and artist Alexander Nisbet Paterson, and she is seen here with their children Alistair and Viola outside their family home, Long Croft, in West Rossdhu Drive. Image by courtesy of the Anderson Trust.
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The first Waverley539 viewsThe first paddle steamer Waverley, built by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow, in 1899, was bombed and sunk at Dunkirk on May 30 1940 — the 41st anniversary of her launch date — as HMS Waverley, and 350 officers men lost their lives. The 537 ton North British Steam Packet Company vessel was purchased in 1902 by the North British Railway and in 1923 by the London and North Eastern Railway. Image circa 1925.
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Colquhoun Square west538 viewsA 1959 image of Colquhoun Square, which does not appear to have any lamp posts.
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Craigendoran538 viewsMiddleton Drive, Craigendoran, beside the Clyde and west of Craigendoran Pier. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh Pier538 viewsAn atmospheric evening image of Helensburgh Pier. Image date unknown.
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Colour TV537 viewsColour TV in 1928. Major A.G.Church is on the right of the picture, with John Logie Baird beside the receiver.
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Glenda Mallon537 viewsGlenda Mallon was born Jessie Ronald and grew up on Loch Longside, attending Glenmallon School then Hermitage School. She trained as an opera singer and chose Glenda Mallon as her stage name. She sang at Glyndebourne and with touring opera companies, and also was a backing singer who worked with stars such at Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas and Tom Jones. Now Mrs Jessie Nickell, she lives with her husband at St Albans.
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Rhu Parish Church537 viewsSnowdrops and crocuses in the churchyard of Rhu Parish Church in March 2010. Image taken and supplied by the Rev David Clark, former minister of what is now Helensburgh Parish Church.
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Strone Cottage537 viewsAn 1894 photograph of Strone Cottage at Glen Mallan on Loch Longside, taken by a Professor Steggall, who had a house in Garelochhead. He was a keen walker and photographer, and took a number of pictures in the Glen Mallan and Glen Douglas areas. The cottage was demolished about 1961 when the military jetty was built there. Image supplied by Alastair McIntyre.
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Kilcreggan Bay536 viewsA steamer is leaving Kilcreggan pier in this view published by Kerr, The Post Office, Kilcreggan, circa 1906.
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Row Parish Church536 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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Burnfoot535 viewsThe Burnfoot farmhouse at Arden on Loch Lomondside, looking north towards Ben Lomond. Also known as Burnfoot of Ross Farm. Nearby the ferry to Inchmurrin leaves. Image circa 1920.
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