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Lansdowne Park563 viewsBuilt in the 1850s and demolished about 2004, Lansdowne Park was on the east side of the Victoria Road and Sinclair Street junction in Helensburgh, opposite Prince Albert Terrace. Originally a private house, the ornate roof was added by architect William Leiper in 1896. Its last use was as a boarding house for St Bride's School and its successor Lomond School. After it was demolished, private houses and flats were built on the site. Image date unknown.
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Luss rescue boat563 viewsHRH Princess Anne is invited to name the new Loch Lomond rescue boat by chairman Archie McKenzie, Vice Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, in November 2006 at the Luss boathouse. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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Royal Visit to Base563 viewsThe late Queen Mother talks to naval wives and children during a visit to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane in May 1968.
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Victoria Hall563 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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Clynder562 viewsAn old view of the beach and lochside houses at Clynder. Image supplied by Eleanor Evans; image date unknown.
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Gareloch Road562 viewsExact location unknown. Date unknown.
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Garelochhead from station562 viewsA 1907 image of Garelochhead seem from the station.
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A Bridge in Soochow562 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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St Michael's Church562 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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Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr561 viewsA Front of House Lobby Card featuring Burt Lancaster and Helensburgh film star Deborah Kerr in the MGM production of 'The Gypsy Moths'. A 1969 American film, directed by John Frankenheimer, it was based on the novel of the same name by James Drought. It is the story of three barnstorming skydivers and their effect on a midwestern American town. At the time, the sport of skydiving was in its infancy.
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Deborah Kerr and William Holden561 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr and co-star William Holden are pictured in a publicity still for the film “The Proud and the Profane”, a 1956 dramatic war romance for Paramount Pictures, directed by George Seaton and produced by William Perlberg, from a screenplay by George Seaton, based on the novel “The Magnificent Bastards” by Lucy Herndon Crockett.
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Deborah in 'The King and I'561 viewsOscar-winning Helensburgh film and stage star Deborah Kerr CBE, who died in Suffolk on October 16 2007 at the age of 86, autographed this picture of her in costume for the musical ‘The King and I' to a friend called Richard with the words “With sincere good thoughts”.
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