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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
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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
Album viewed 2091 times

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
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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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Bell's home712 viewsThe castellated building which was Henry Bell's original Baths Hotel, became the Queen's Hotel, and is now the Queen's Court flats, seen from Helensburgh pier during the bicentenary celebrations on Saturday August 4 2012. Photo by Neil MacLeod.
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Coronation Tree Planting1932 viewsTo mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1953, flowering cherry trees were planted by Helensburgh schools. This is the planting party from Larchfield School at the south-eastern corner of Stafford Street and James Street. From left are Stuart Sandeman, Stewart Noble (now Heritage Trust chairman, Alex Kennedy, William Marshall and a Parks Department employee. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Crowded pier769 viewsHelensburgh pier is crowded as the bicentenary nautical flotilla approaches on Saturday August 4 2012. Photo by Kenneth Speirs.
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Christmas at BP Finnart1116 viewsA children's Christmas party at the BP Ocean Terminal at Finnart, Loch Long, circa 1954. Image supplied by Alastair McIntyre.
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Rhu tennis679 viewsThis group of tennis players at Rhu was photographed by well known Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie. Image date unknown. Any further information would be most welcome.
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Tamnavoulin192 viewsThe historic Glen Fruin cottage Tamnavoulin, pictured by Stewart Noble in 2015, the year it was bought for redevelopment. The name of the small cottage derives from the Gaelic for ‘hill of the mill’. The vicinity of the cottage is thought to have been the site of a dwelling as far back as the 15th century, while one account gives the date of the present building as early 19th century.
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Luss Parish Church716 viewsLuss Parish Church, circa 1907. This picturesque village church, the third on this site on the banks of Loch Lomond, was built by Sir James Colquhoun in 1875 in the memory of his father who died along with five ghillies in a drowning accident off Inchtavannach. It has beautiful stained glass windows and a uniquely timbered roof, featured frequently in the TV soap 'Take the High Road', and has also hosted many celebrity weddings. The ancient graveyard has 15 listed ancient monuments, the earliest lie at the main entrance to the church, two slabs, each with a simple cross from the 7th or 8th century.
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Lounge1273 viewsOne of two lounges 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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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