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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.

16 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2023
Album viewed 1920 times

The Arts


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36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 3333 times

Works of art


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54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 3239 times

People


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56 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
Album viewed 2145 times

Business


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136 files, last one added on Jan 19, 2022
Album viewed 2391 times

Education


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142 files, last one added on Aug 02, 2021
Album viewed 6783 times

John Logie Baird


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70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 3619 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


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117 files, last one added on Aug 17, 2021
Album viewed 1434 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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27 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2022
Album viewed 1141 times

Military


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108 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 4515 times

Organisations


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92 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 3697 times

Royal Visits


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30 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2021
Album viewed 3021 times

Mansions


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108 files, last one added on May 01, 2021
Album viewed 3483 times

Places Burgh


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325 files, last one added on Nov 14, 2022
Album viewed 6645 times

Places District


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252 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2022
Album viewed 3874 times

Religion


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91 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
Album viewed 2913 times

Screen and stage stars


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67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 4805 times

Shops


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30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 1363 times

Transport General


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46 files, last one added on Oct 16, 2021
Album viewed 1322 times

Transport Railways


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88 files, last one added on Sep 20, 2022
Album viewed 4955 times

Transport Steamers


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89 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 2629 times

Sport


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156 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
Album viewed 1983 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
Album viewed 1959 times

 

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Colquhoun Square south846 viewsThe southern quadrants of Helensburgh's Colquhoun Square on a sunny day prior to the start of work to redesign the Square in Argyll and Bute Council's controversial CHORD (Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Oban, Rothesay, Dunoon) project. Image circa 2013 supplied by Alison Rutherford.
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Shandon Hydro983 viewsA card advertising the delights of Shandon Hydropathic Hotel, noted as being in North Britain, pictured as a steamer goes past in the Gareloch. Originally West Shandon, this magnificent building was the home of Robert Napier, the greatest figure in Clyde shipbuilding and marine engineering in the mid-19th century. During World War One the Hydro became a hospital, and in World War Two it was used by the army. In 1951 it became a hotel again, but in 1957 it was closed and demolished.
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Arrochar from the north737 viewsA view of Arrochar from the north, taken from the head of Loch Long. Image circa 1948.
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Family grave760 viewsThe Baird family grave in Helensburgh Cemetery. Among those buried there are the Rev John Baird, his son TV inventor John Logie Baird, and JLB's wife Margaret. Photo by Stewart Noble.
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Evening lecture718 viewsThe Rev John Baird, father of TV inventor John Logie Baird and minister of Helensburgh's West Established Church, later St Bride's Church, gave a lecture on Goethe in the Pavilion at Blanefield on February 11 1881. Image by courtesy of Michael Dryden.
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Skating in Glen Fruin210 viewsPhotograph taken c.1910 by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager. It shows a skater enjoying the frozen River Fruin.
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The Duke of Kent at Rhu853 viewsHRH The Duke of Kent on board the RNLI inshore rescue boat at Rhu on July 21 1994.
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Helensburgh Old Pier1063 viewsAn 1848 image of the original Helensburgh pier which was approximately at the east end of the East Bay, not far from Henry Bell's Baths (later Queen's) Hotel.

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Helensburgh Pier - unknown artist1453 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 Daniell1770 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 Plenderleath4528 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 Lamps1326 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 swimmers1210 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