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The Band Stand577 viewsThe Breingan Band Stand which stood on Helensburgh seafront opposite the Imperial Hotel features on this old postcard. Image date unknown.
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Deborah Kerr 1972577 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr at 50. She was photographed in a London hotel on August 10 1972 while rehearsing for a new play 'The Day After The Fair', based on a Thomas Hardy short story and written by Frank Harvey. The production went on a short tour of the provinces before opening at London's Lyric Theatre in October.
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Loch Long577 viewsA view of Loch Long from above the BP Ocean Terminal at Finnart. Image, date unknown, from the collection of Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.
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Garelochhead577 viewsA view from the north of the valley down to Garelochhead and the Gareloch beyond. Image circa 1920.
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A Bridge in Soochow577 viewsThis painting is by 'Glasgow Girl' Eleanor Allen Robertson, nee Moore, mother of Helensburgh artist and art historian Ailsa Tanner, nee Robertson. The painting was done when Dr Cecil Robertson accepted a post in public health with the Shanghai Municipal Council, and his wife and daughter went with him. Image kindly supplied by the owner of the painting, art collector Jim Smith from Blantyre.
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Sailing ship Helensburgh577 viewsThe three masted iron full-rigged ship named Helensburgh, a fine main skysail yarder, was built by Robert Duncan of Port Glasgow in 1883 for Thom & Cameron of Glasgow, but in 1906 they sold her to a Norwegian, M.H.Bruusgaard of Drammen, who renamed her Marita. During World War One she was stopped and sunk on April 23 1917 by a German submarine, U-82, about 110 miles west of St Kilda while on passage from Buenos Aires to Aarhus with a cargo of grain. Image date unknown.
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Craigendoran Pier576 viewsA Tuck & Sons Oilette postcard of Craigendoran Pier, circa 1907, painted by Henry Wimbush, who was most active in painting between 1881 and 1908 when he lived at various addresses in London. Like many of his contemporaries in the Tuck's postcards stable, he toured Britain for inspiration and his coverage was far more comprehensive than many of the other Tuck illustrators — including a number of Clyde scenes. His watercolours were published by Tuck between 1904 and 1908, the majority in the Oilette series.
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Pine Wood576 viewsA 1908 image of the entrance to Pine Wood and the Highlandman's Road, Helensburgh.
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Mystery Rhu group576 viewsThis image supplied by Alistair Quinlan show a Rhu group, possibly a church outing, circa 1910. Back row third right is his grandfather, William Lyon Winton, and sprawling on the grass front left is his brother, Arthur Burnett Winton. Their brother, Sidney Walker Winton, who was between them in age is probably wearing the white shirt, to the right of the cornet (5th right front). Any more information would be welcome.
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Seafront shelter576 viewsThe William Street shelter on the West Esplanade, Helensburgh, published by M.C.Robertson, West Clyde Street. It was one of several seafront shelters which fell into disrepair and were demolished towards the end of the century. Image circa 1910.
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The Black Bridge575 viewsAn unusual view of the Black Bridge in Glen Fruin from the other side of the river, looking west through the glen, circa 1924.
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The Burgess brothers575 viewsThe Burgess brothers, members of a well known Helensburgh family, are pictured in their Scout uniforms in 1914. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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