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Kilcreggan from the pier470 viewsThe houses on Kilcreggan seafront, seen from the pier, circa 1908.
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The Band Stand469 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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Rhu from behind469 viewsAn unusual view of Rhu village from the hill behind. Image circa 1926.
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William Taynton469 viewsWilliam Taynton is seen with large cathode ray tubes at Radiolympia in 1939.
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Gareloch from Rahane468 viewsA view towards Garelochhead, with two merchant ships at anchor. Date unknown.
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Helensburgh 1830468 viewsThis antique steel plate engraving on fine paper measures 6 x 9 inches and shows children playing on the burgh shore to the east of the Baths (later Queen's) Hotel. It was drawn by John Fleming, engraved by Joseph Swan and published by Joseph Swan in 1830 for ‘Select Views on the River Clyde’ by John M.Leighton.
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Royal Guest468 viewsHRH Princess Anne watches children at work in the Drumfork Club at Churchill in the late 1960s.
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Rhu village467 viewsAn early image of the village of Rhu, at that time Row. It shows the school where the village green now is, and the villa Ardenvohr, built in 1857 to the design of local architect Thomas Gildard and at various times the home of the Muir and Hoggans families. It became the Royal Northern Yacht Club clubhouse in 1937, and in 1978 the club's name changed to the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club. Image date unknown.
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Garelochhead from station467 viewsA 1907 image of Garelochhead seem from the station.
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The Gareloch, by Flint467 viewsThe Gareloch from Shandon, painted in 1918 by Sir William Russell Flint. Born in Edinburgh in 1880, Flint’s remarkable talent was discovered at an early age. He studied at the Royal Institution School of Art in Edinburgh and after serving an apprenticeship at a printing works, he moved to London aged 20 to become a medical illustrator. In 1903 he joined the Illustrated London News, then served in World War One and became Admiralty Assistant Overseer - Airships. After the war his artistic career flourished.
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Steamer off Helensburgh467 viewsAn antique view of Helensburgh taken from a publication dated between 1889 and 1895. The actual size of the print is 120mm x 75mm. Artist unknown.
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St Michael's Church467 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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