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Art Show opening328 viewsGuest of honour Hugh Adam Crawford RSA (right) with his wife and local artist Gregor Ian Smith, president of Helensburgh and District Art Club, at the opening of the club's annual show in the Victoria Hall in September 1968.
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Luss from pier328 viewsAn old photo of Luss from the village pier. Image date unknown.
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Royal Visit to Base328 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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1921 Swimming Gala327 viewsThe Meechan brothers took this picture of crowds watching a swimming competition on a June Saturday on the east side of Helensburgh pier, 18 years before the town's outdoor swimming pool opened. Some of the boats are the town's old jollyboats, which used to be laid up beside the East Esplanade.
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Drimard327 viewsDrimard in West Lennox Drive, Helensburgh, when it was the home of J.Douglas Hume. Designed by David Bateman Hutton, it was built in 1926.
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Novelty postcard327 viewsA 1911 novelty postcard bearing Greetings from Helensburgh, which shows the Training Ship Empress moored in the Gareloch at Rhu, and below it a scene in which the young man on the left is saying "I am having a change, different girl again".
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Miss Annie Baird326 viewsAnnie Baird, older sister of TV inventor John Logie Baird, with her pet cat, circa 1905.
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James Dunlop Burgess326 viewsA caricature of Helensburgh artist James Dunlop Burgess by his friend and fellow artist Gregor Ian Smith. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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Kidston Point326 viewsA chilly winter afternoon's walk at Kidston Point. Image, date unkown, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Loch Lomond frozen326 viewsIn the extreme winter of 1895 Loch Lomond froze over, and thousands of people came to skate or walk over the loch. This image from C.R.Gilchrist, Photo Publishers, Alexandria, dates from that time.
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Victoria Hall Drama326 viewsThe cast of the Helensburgh Theatre Arts Club production of 'Night Must Fall', with Jill Grattidge (2nd left) and Tom Gallacher (centre) who was later to become a leading Scottish playwright. Date unknown, but at the time Tom worked as a Helensburgh Advertiser reporter.
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Prince William-4326 viewsHRH Prince William of Wales visited HM Naval Base Clyde at Faslane on October 19 2007 in his honorary Royal Navy capacity as Commodore-in-Chief Scotland and Submarines. He is pictured arriving at the base in one of the Royal Marines new high-speed offshore raiding craft, which he boarded at the Clyde Offsite Centre in Rhu and which he took control of for a time. Prince William is currently a serving Second Lieutenant in the Household Cavalry, also known as the Blues and Royals.


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