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“Boatyard, Kilcreggan” by Arthur Henry Turner366 viewsThis is one of two works by Arthur H.Turner (1901–1970) acquired by the Anderson Trust, the other being “Clyde Regatta”.
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Comet replica 1962366 viewsThe Comet replica, built by apprentices at William Lithgow at Port Glasgow for the 150th anniversary of the first sailing of Henry Bell's Comet, Europe's first commercial steamship, is seen steaming across the Clyde accompanied by a fleet of yachts. To mark the anniversary, the replica sailed from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh, with civic dignitaries on board in costume for 1812. Image taken and supplied by Jim Bamber.
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Gareloch from Whistlefield366 viewsA farmer poses in his field on the Whistlefield Hill, above Garelochhead. Image circa 1903.
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Operatic Society366 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society on stage at the Victoria Hall for the 1959 annual production. Image supplied by Rae Symon; further details wanted.
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St Michael's Church366 viewsSir Robert Rowan Anderson, a pupil of George Gilbert Scott, designed St Michael and All Angels Scottish Episcopal Church, at the corner of William Street and West Princes Street, and maintained an interest in the subsequent decorative additions. Amongst the important contributors to the cost of its erection in 1867 was William Gladstone. Image published by M.C.Robertson, West End Library, Helensburgh, circa 1912.
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Burgh plaque unveiled365 viewsOn May 1 1952 a commemorative plaque for John Logie Baird was unveiled at Helensburgh's Municipal Buildings. On the left is Provost William Lever performing the unveiling. On his left are one of the Bailies, then Annie Baird, Diana Baird, Jean Conley (nee Baird), Malcolm Baird, two councillors or officials, and the second Bailie.
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Glen Fruin365 viewsCattle in Glen Fruin, looking west from near the Black Bridge. Image pre-1945, but date unknown.
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1970s tennis winners365 viewsTrophy winners at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club are seen in this image, circa 1975. From left: Donald Fullarton, Alex Hamilton, Alistair Hope, Marie Dixon, Gill Thomson, Jean Dron, Sue Forster, Lesley Cocks, Duncan Robson, Muriel Borland.
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Bandstand view365 viewsA 1913 image of the bandstand on Helensburgh's West Esplanade, with a steamer berthed at the pier beyond.
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SS Kenilworth365 viewsA 390-ton paddle steamer built in 1898 by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse for the North British Steam Packet Company, she operated on the Clyde until 1937, serving initially on the Craigendoran to Rothesay route. She was refurbished and reboilered in 1915 and saw limited World War One service from 1917-19 as a minesweeper on the South Coast. Upon her return she reopened the Arrochar excursion service. Retired in 1937, she was broken up the following year at the yard where she had been constructed.
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Old Corn Mill364 viewsOld Corn Mill, Rosneath.
Postmarked 1910
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Inversnaid Falls364 viewsAn albumen photograph of the spectacular Falls of Inversnaid on the east side of Loch Lomond.
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