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Anderson Trust


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THE Anderson Trust was established in 1980 on the death of Miss A.T.Anderson MBE to manage her bequest to the town of her private collection of paintings. Annie Templeton Anderson (1889-1980), known to all as Nance, was born and lived all her life in Helensburgh where her father had been Provost. The original collection comprised 34 paintings, all of which are associated with the area, either by artist or subject matter. Thanks to generous gifts of works from private donors, and some new purchases, the collection is continues to grow. In 1998 the Anderson Collection was given a permanent home in the new Helensburgh Library, in West King Street, and, with the co-operation of Argyll & Bute Library and Museum Services, the Trust is able to display a selection of paintings from the Collection, for six months every year, in the Upper Gallery of the Library.

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The Arts


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36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 3256 times

Works of art


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54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 3144 times

People


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56 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
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Business


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136 files, last one added on Jan 19, 2022
Album viewed 2317 times

Education


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142 files, last one added on Aug 02, 2021
Album viewed 6633 times

John Logie Baird


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70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 3528 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


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117 files, last one added on Aug 17, 2021
Album viewed 1391 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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27 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2022
Album viewed 1105 times

Military


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108 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 4400 times

Organisations


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92 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 3610 times

Royal Visits


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30 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2021
Album viewed 2941 times

Mansions


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108 files, last one added on May 01, 2021
Album viewed 3379 times

Places Burgh


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325 files, last one added on Nov 14, 2022
Album viewed 6512 times

Places District


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252 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2022
Album viewed 3792 times

Religion


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91 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
Album viewed 2857 times

Screen and stage stars


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67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 4671 times

Shops


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30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 1330 times

Transport General


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46 files, last one added on Oct 16, 2021
Album viewed 1292 times

Transport Railways


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88 files, last one added on Sep 20, 2022
Album viewed 4870 times

Transport Steamers


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89 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 2550 times

Sport


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156 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
Album viewed 1938 times

Old Postcards


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These images are copies of old postcards and some are watermarked. Please respect this website by not copying the images.

54 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
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John McAdam811 viewsJohn McAdam of Callendoune Farm, Helensburgh, is pictured with his Clydesdale horse. Image, date unknown, supplied by his daughter Cathy Shearer.
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Ballyhennan Church544 viewsSituated on the western edge of Tarbet beside the road to Arrochar, Ballyhennan Church was erected in 1844 as Arrochar Free Church, following the Disruption of the Church of Scotland. There was never an earlier church on the site. It was renamed Ballyhennan in 1929, but it closed for worship in 1966 and has had a variety of uses since then. Currently it is being used as a restaurant called Slanj. It is believed locally that the neighbouring graveyard may contain the bodies of Vikings who were killed in 1263. Photo by Professor John Hume.
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Helensburgh Captain's XV1282 viewsThe Helensburgh Rugby Club Captain's XV before they played a President's XV in a New Year's Day game in the mid to late 1970's. Back row: Pete Foster, Peter McIntyre, Tony Rudd, Mike McIntyre, Julian Rey, Dusty Millar, 'Giff' Bradley, Pete Ramsey, David Jones, Alistair Baird; front: Sandy Louden (captain), Alan Twigg, David Higgins, Dave Muir, 'Pussy' Pender, Gordon Johnston, Jamie Lightbody. Image supplied by David Jones.
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Rhu Pier staff810 viewsStaff and passengers wait at Rhu Pier. Image date unknown.
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Portincaple House1793 viewsPortincaple House on Loch Longside was also known as Ferry House, and the ferry plied across the loch to Mark. An open-air church service was held annually on the front lawn on Glasgow Fair Sunday. It was the home of ferryman and fisherman Finlay McNab and his family, and also the holiday home of the controversial Nottingham MP Charles Bradlaugh. Image circa 1902.
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Peninsula colours2298 viewsColours are presented to the Rosneath Peninsula Boy Scout companies in 1914. Standing: J.McIntyre, Cove and Kilcreggan scoutmaster Mr Rae, Rosneath scoutmaster Mr Young, W.McGruer, G.Silver; front: G.Fleming, A.MacKenzie, J.Young, J.Keir, A.McGrouther.
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Conservative Club1057 viewsThe upstairs premises at 40 Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, housed the Conservative and Unionist Club Rooms. The attractive building was designed in 1894 by Honeyman and Keppie, and it is thought Charles Rennie Mackintosh, then a young architect employed by the firm, contributed to the design which has many Glasgow-style features. A statue of St Andrew, the crest of the club, occupies a niche in a central position on the facade. Now the building is owned by the clothing firm Mackays. Image by Stewart Noble.
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1943 Hermitage School class2738 viewsMembers of a class of 13 year-olds at Hermitage School in East Argyle Street pictured during the Second World War, including some evacuees from Clydebank. Back: Jim Arrol, John Osborne, unknown, unknown, Robert Dunlop, unknown; middle: unknown, Bobby Phillips, Ian Gilchrist, unknown, Jack Orr Winton, Roy McKenzie; front: unknown, Henry Brown, unknown. Image supplied by Bobby Phillips.

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Helensburgh Pier - unknown artist1352 viewsThe theme of the 2023 exhibition of works in the Anderson Collection is “Piers and Jetties” illustrated by artists, mainly from this area and ranging in period over the past 200 years.Feb 04, 2023
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Steamboat on the Clyde - William Daniell1632 viewsThe theme of the 2023 exhibition of works in the Anderson Collection is “Piers and Jetties” illustrated by artists, mainly from this area and ranging in period over the past 200 years.Feb 04, 2023
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Jeanie Deans at Craigendoran - Ian Plenderleath4332 viewsThe theme of the 2023 exhibition of works in the Anderson Collection is “Piers and Jetties” illustrated by artists, mainly from this area and ranging in period over the past 200 years.Feb 04, 2023
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Provost's Lamps1265 views It was a tradition that provosts of Helensburgh had a special lamp post erected outside their house during their term of office. This photograph shows the two lamp posts which stood outside Billy Petrie's house at Segton, John Street at the time of his death in 2022. The coats of arms on the glass are for Dunbartonshire County Council, Dumbarton District Council, Argyll and Bute Council, and Strathclyde Regional Council. He had been provost of the first three of these councils, but not of the last - quite probably a unique state of affairs. Nov 14, 2022
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New Era for swimmers1157 viewsThe town's first indoor swimming pool being demolished in September 2022, following the opening of the new indoor swimming pool a few days earlier. The pool had been opened in 1977 Provost Billy Petrie. Photo by Stewart NobleOct 23, 2022