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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
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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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Helensburgh Golf Club1268 viewsA view of the clubhouse at Helensburgh Golf Club in the summer of 1922, published by M.C.Robertson, West End Library, Helensburgh.
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Helensburgh 1st XI 1950s1181 viewsThe Helensburgh Cricket Club 1st XI in the early 1950s, exact date unknown. Standing: Ian Gilchrist, David Arthur, unknown, Harry Simpson, unknown, unknown, Willie Gilchrist; seated: R.A.Whitton, George Gardiner, J.Blain, unknown, Bill Nicholson; in front: unknown. More names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Julian Rey.
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Hartfield House2385 viewsThis Cove mansion was owned by James, Lord Inverclyde, second son of the first Lord Inverclyde, and grandson of Sir George Burns, Bart., founder of the Cunard Line. An enthusiastic yachtsman, he was Vice-Commodore of the Royal Northern Yacht Club at Rhu and a member of the Royal Yacht Squadron, president of the Scottish Hockey Association, a cricketer, curler, and tennis player. He leased the shooting on Rosneath moor from the Duke of Argyll. Later it belonged to his son Alan, the 4th Baron, and then became a YMCA holiday home. The mansion was demolished in the 1960s. Image date unknown.
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1280 viewsClass 4 at Hermitage Primary School, circa 1956-7. Image supplied by Anne Khaya (nee Lillburn).
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Hermitage Park waterfall1045 viewsAn attractive view of the waterfall in Hermitage Park, circa 1954.
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Crowded pier841 viewsHelensburgh pier is crowded as the bicentenary nautical flotilla approaches on Saturday August 4 2012. Photo by Kenneth Speirs.
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Landing Craft1237 viewsTwo Army Landing Craft moored at the pier are seen from the Henry Bell obelisk on Helensburgh seafront. They were used to supply the Benbecula Rocket Range in the Outer Hebrides, collecting supplies from Rhu Hangars, and after complaints from Helensburgh people about noise from their generators they were moved to Rhu Hangars. Image circa 1965 supplied by Marion Gillies.
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St Bride's School Dance3500 viewsPupils and guests at the annual dance at Helensburgh's St Bride's (now Lomond) School. Circa 1973/4. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.

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Helensburgh Pier - unknown artist1301 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 Daniell1555 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 Plenderleath3998 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 Lamps1233 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 swimmers1132 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