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Gaby Fay and Jean Clyde584 viewsHelensburgh stage star Jean Clyde (right) pictured with her sister-in-law, Birmingham-born character actress Dorothy Fay Hammerton, was the wife of Jean's actor and director brother David. In 1936, two years after the couple moved to Hollywood, she made her screen debut billed as Gaby Fay. She changed her stage name to Fay Holden, and for the next two decades played supporting roles in numerous films, frequently cast as a warm, devoted mother. She retired in 1958.
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Garelochhead584 viewsLooking north towards east Garelochhead. Image circa 1905.
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Garelochhead cottages584 viewsCottages and a resident at Garelochhead, circa 1905-10.
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Lochside cottage584 viewsStrone Cottage on Loch Longside, between Finnart and Arrochar, circa 1920. Image from the collection of Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.
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Scanner584 viewsA 30 facet mirror drum flying spot scanner. Image circa 1931.
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Sir Iain Colquhoun of Luss584 viewsSir Iain Colquhoun DSO (1887-1948), 7th Baronet of Luss, Chief of Clan Colquhoun, and Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, was pictured on the steps of the family home, Rossdhu, Luss — now the exclusive Loch Lomond Golf Club — by Robert Thorburn, a keen amateur photographer and grocery store manager who moved to the burgh before 1900. He lived in Helensburgh until his death in 1945. Image circa 1920s supplied by his grandson, Sandy Thorburn.
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Glenmallon583 viewsThe hamlet of Glenmallon on the Loch Longside road north of Finnart. Image, date unknown, from the collection of Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.
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Victoria Hall Performance583 viewsThis picture taken by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn may be of the cast of a production of Hiawatha's Wedding Feast and Death of Minnehaha in the Victoria Hall on April 18 1906. The conductor was E.W.Stanton.
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Spirited Performance582 viewsThe cast of the Garelochhead Players production of 'Blithe Spirit' in April 1982.
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Gareloch ships582 viewsA view of the Gareloch, looking towards Shandon Hydro and the head of the loch, with three merchant ships laid up. Image date unknown.
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“A Fresh Day, Portincaple, Loch Long” by Violet Kay581 viewsViolet MacNeish Kay (1914–1971) was the daughter of well known artist James Kay (1858–1942), who designed their house Crimea on a hill at Whistlefield, overlooking Loch Long, and it is this view that is the subject of many of their paintings. This painting was acquired in 2009 by the Anderson Trust.
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Ferry House581 viewsAn aerial view of Ferry House, Rosneath, formerly Ferry Inn, taken in 1965. The Edwin Lutyens-designed building was commissioned by Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise, the Dowager Duchess of Argyll, in the 1890s and rebuilt from an old pub. Bob Hope stayed there while entertaining troops at the nearby World War Two naval base. It fell into disuse, but was rebuilt again in the late 1950s by boatbuilder Peter Boyle.
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