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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 1840 times

The Arts


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36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 3258 times

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
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 6635 times

John Logie Baird


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70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 3530 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 4402 times

Organisations


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92 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 3612 times

Royal Visits


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30 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2021
Album viewed 2942 times

Mansions


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108 files, last one added on May 01, 2021
Album viewed 3382 times

Places Burgh


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325 files, last one added on Nov 14, 2022
Album viewed 6514 times

Places District


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252 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2022
Album viewed 3794 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 4672 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 4871 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
Album viewed 1914 times

 

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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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Loch Long Torpedo Range1621 viewsThis picture, circa 1920, shows the Loch Long Torpedo Range which was in use from 1912-86. The building was badly damaged by fire and demolished in 2007. Activity at the range reached a peak during World War Two, with more than 12,000 torpedoes being fired down the loch in 1944.
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724 viewsThe famous Yew Tree Avenue in Rosneath which originally linked the now gone Clachan House to Rosneath Church. Image circa 1910.
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PS Lucy Ashton940 viewsThe 271-ton Lucy Ashton was launched on May 24 1888 by T.B.Seath at Rutherglen. She began on the Holy Loch run but later became more familiar on the Gareloch service from Craigendoran. She remained on the Clyde throughout both world wars. Pictured in 1947 after her post-war refurbishment, she made her last run in February 1949. Her stripped down hull saw further experimental use by the British Shipbuilding Research Association, including being fitted with a jet engine.
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Blairnairn Cottage in Glen Fruin791 viewsLooking west in Glen Fruin towards Blairnairn at harvest time. Image date unknown.
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Library exhibition746 viewsThe scene at the opening of the Henry Bell and the Comet Exhibition, compiled by Doris Gentles, in Helensburgh Library on Friday August 3. Photo by Pat McCann.
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East Princes Street1341 viewsA view of East Princes Street in the days of horse-drawn carriages, with the station on the left in the days of the North British Railway. Image date unknown.
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Craigendoran from the pier1242 viewsAn unusual view of the homes and the Reynolds Station Hotel on Craigendoran seafront, taken from the pier. Circa 1906.

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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