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John Logie Baird284 viewsA portrait of the inventor of television.
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Prince Andrew284 viewsHRH Prince Andrew, at the time a serving naval officer, on a visit to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane on October 22 1994 to mark the decommissioning of the Polaris submarine HMS Resolution which had been in service for 27 years.
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Baird by Coia283 viewsThis portrait of John Logie Baird by eminent Glasgow artist Emilio Coia was commissioned for Lomond School but was lost in the St Bride’s building fire in 1997, but both Lomond and Professor Malcolm Baird have colour laser copies. The idea was to provide a visible tribute to the school’s greatest former pupil in the absence of any commemoration in the school, and it was unveiled in September 1990 by the inventor’s widow, Mrs Margaret Baird.
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Baird bust283 viewsA bust of John Logie Baird was unveiled in Hermitage Park, Helensburgh, in 1960 by his sister Miss Annie Baird, who was introduced by Provost J.McLeod Williamson. Some years later the bust was moved to a position on the seafront opposite William Street.
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Happy Marriage283 viewsMembers of the cast of the Helensburgh Theatre Arts Club production of “The Happy Marriage” are pictured on stage in the Victoria Hall. Photo by Jack Gibson of the Blythswood Press Agency, Glasgow.
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Loch Lomond road283 viewsA sharp bend on the A82 Loch Lomond road on the west side of the loch. Image circa 1950.
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Royal Visit to Base283 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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Second Rhu Church283 viewsA very old image of the second Row Kirk which stood from 1763-1851 when the present church and tower was built. The first Row Kirk was completed in 1649, a year after the Parish of Row was created from lands belonging to the ancient parishes of Cardross and Rosneath.
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Nance Anderson MBE282 viewsA caricature by local artist Gregor Ian Smith of his close friend, Annie Templeton Anderson, who was a Helensburgh Town Councillor for ten years and the burgh's first woman Bailie. The Anderson Trust collection of paintings, many of them bequeathed by her, was established in her memory.
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John Logie Baird at Hastings282 viewsHelensburgh-born inventor John Logie Baird is pictured at the unveiling of a plaque by the Mayor of Hastings, where Baird first demonstrated television in 1924.
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Maggie Hamilton282 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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West United Free Church282 viewsThe West United Free Church in Colquhoun Square in 1903. Later it became St Andrew's Church of Scotland, then Old and St Andrew's, and now Helensburgh West Kirk. Image supplied by the minister, the Rev David Clark.
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