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Helensburgh 1830504 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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Seafront sunshine503 viewsThis August 1933 photo taken on Helensburgh seafront shows Mary Hickey in black and Margaret Hickey in a frock, with their nephew Bobby Nimlo. All three are now deceased. The identity of the boy in the shade is not known. Image supplied by John Booth, son of Margie Hickey.
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Brown Photographer503 viewsAn image circa 1910 used by W.D.Brown & Co., Photographers and Miniature Painters, of West Bay Studio, Helensburgh. They specialised in 'Artistic Portraiture at moderate prices', including 'Child Studies'.
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Kilcreggan from the air503 viewsAn aerial view of Kilcreggan and its pier. Image circa 1961.
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Publicity picture502 viewsJohn Logie Baird smiles broadly for a publicity still with Gwen Farrar, a London-born singer, cellist and film actress, who was the stage partner of singing pianist Norah Blaney. Image date unknown.
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Princess Diana502 viewsDiana, Princess of Wales, looks through the periscope of the Faslane submarine HMS Trafalgar, after being hoisted on board in the Firth of Clyde in October 1986. Looking on is Commander Toby Elliot. Photo purchased by Heritage Trust from Navy News.
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West Kirk interior501 viewsAn early picture of the interior of St Andrew's Church of Scotland, then Old and St Andrew's, then the West Kirk, and now Helensburgh Parish Church. Image supplied by a former minister of the church, the Rev David Clark.
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Gareloch sunset501 viewsYachts moored on the Gareloch at Rhu in the sunset, circa 1935.
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Gareloch from Rahane501 viewsA view towards Garelochhead, with two merchant ships at anchor. Date unknown.
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Kilcreggan from the pier501 viewsThe houses on Kilcreggan seafront, seen from the pier, circa 1908.
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Singing in the rain500 viewsMembers and leaders of the Helensburgh District Cubs are ready to sing outside on a wet night in 1991. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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SS Kenilworth500 viewsA 390-ton paddle steamer built in 1898 by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse for the North British Steam Packet Company, she operated on the Clyde until 1937, serving initially on the Craigendoran to Rothesay route. She was refurbished and reboilered in 1915 and saw limited World War One service from 1917-19 as a minesweeper on the South Coast. Upon her return she reopened the Arrochar excursion service. Retired in 1937, she was broken up the following year at the yard where she had been constructed.
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