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Dalandhui and Garelochhead607 viewsLooking west from Garelochhead across the Gareloch towards Dalandhui on the left and the rest of the village, circa 1910.
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Ben Lomond606 viewsThis study looking south east across Loch Lomond towards Ben Lomond is by Allan M.Fraser, a prolific and talented Helensburgh artist who died in 1985 aged 75. He attended Hermitage School, where he later taught art, and studied at Glasgow School of Art. He taught in several Dunbartonshire schools, eventually becoming head of the art department at Dumbarton Academy. He was also a founder member of Helensburgh and District Art Club. Image, date unknown, supplied by Mark Welsh, Saltash, Cornwall.
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Rhu village606 viewsAn early image of the village of Rhu, at that time Row. It shows the school where the village green now is, and the villa Ardenvohr, built in 1857 to the design of local architect Thomas Gildard and at various times the home of the Muir and Hoggans families. It became the Royal Northern Yacht Club clubhouse in 1937, and in 1978 the club's name changed to the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club. Image date unknown.
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Glen Fruin606 viewsA trap goes down the hill towards Drumfad Farm in Glen Fruin. The picture was published by M. & J.Brown, Photographers and Miniature Painters, of West Bay Studio, Helensburgh, circa 1920.
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Long Croft606 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.
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Scanner606 viewsA 30 facet mirror drum flying spot scanner. Image circa 1931.
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West Esplanade606 viewsRelaxing on the grass of the West Esplanade in Helensburgh, with big trees in the gardens of the seafront villas and one of the now demolished shelters in the distance. Image circa 1935.
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Robert Thorburn and family605 viewsAlexander Graham Thorburn, drawn by well known local artist Gregor Ian Smith, who was a pal of his. Image supplied by his son, Sandy Thorburn.
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Garelochhead605 viewsLooking north towards east Garelochhead. Image circa 1905.
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Helensburgh Sands605 viewsAn imaginative and humorous postcard from the early 1900s featuring Helensburgh beach in days gone by.
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On parade605 viewsArgyll and Sutherlands Highlanders Territorials on parade outside the Lomond Street Drill Hall in September 1939. From left: Lachie McDonald, Jimmy Handyside, Jock McDonald. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart, Lachie's daughter/
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View from pier605 viewsA view from Helensburgh pier looking north to the outdoor swimming pool, the bandstand, and the Granary which was then a Wolseley garage. Image, circa 1930, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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