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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
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Works of art


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54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 3146 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
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Education


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142 files, last one added on Aug 02, 2021
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John Logie Baird


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70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
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Henry Bell and the Comet


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117 files, last one added on Aug 17, 2021
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Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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27 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2022
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Military


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108 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
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Organisations


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92 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
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Royal Visits


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30 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2021
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Mansions


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108 files, last one added on May 01, 2021
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Places Burgh


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325 files, last one added on Nov 14, 2022
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Places District


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252 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2022
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Religion


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91 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
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Screen and stage stars


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67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
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Shops


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30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
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Transport General


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46 files, last one added on Oct 16, 2021
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Transport Railways


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88 files, last one added on Sep 20, 2022
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Transport Steamers


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89 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
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Sport


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156 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
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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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Garelochhead863 viewsA view of Garelochhead from the station. Date unknown.
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Sledging on Sinclair Street860 viewsA well known photo of two boys sledging down Sinclair Street, Helensburgh. Image circa 1910.
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Knockderry Castle2451 viewsA view of Knockderry Castle at Cove, published by MacFarlane Brothers of Cove, circa 1908. Built on the site of a Danish fort about 1855 to the design of the famous architect Alexander 'Greek' Thomson, Knockderry Castle became the family home of the Templeton carpet manufacturing family. In 1896-7 another famous architect, William Leiper, designed an extension and a lodge for John Templeton, and a famous guest of his at the castle was millionaire philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. For some years a hotel, it is now a private residence again.
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US Navy Base, Rosneath1171 viewsA view of the accommodation area of the United States Navy Base at Rosneath from 1941-45.
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Snowy Hydro316 viewsA 1904 image of a snowstorm at Shandon Hydropathic Hotel. 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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1930s Rhu Primary School girls363 viewsIsobel Macdonald is in the middle of the front row. Other names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.
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Rosneath Castle2100 viewsThe castle and grounds from the air. Completed in 1806 by London-based architect Joseph Bonomi, this neo-classical mansion replaced a castle burnt down in 1802. It was used as a military hospital during the First World War and was home to Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise, the Dowager Duchess of Argyll, until her death in 1939. It was an HQ for the Rosneath Naval Base in World War Two, then abandoned, then damaged by fire in 1947, and demolished in 1961. Image circa 1939.
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Rowing boats ashore270 viewsLocal worthies and their rowing boats to the west of Helensburgh pier. Image date unknown.

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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 Daniell1633 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 Plenderleath4334 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 Lamps1266 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