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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 3107 times

Works of art


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54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 2969 times

People


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56 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
Album viewed 1987 times

Business


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136 files, last one added on Jan 19, 2022
Album viewed 2199 times

Education


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142 files, last one added on Aug 02, 2021
Album viewed 6395 times

John Logie Baird


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70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 3368 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


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117 files, last one added on Aug 17, 2021
Album viewed 1318 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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27 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2022
Album viewed 1040 times

Military


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108 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 4172 times

Organisations


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92 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 3435 times

Royal Visits


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30 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2021
Album viewed 2799 times

Mansions


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108 files, last one added on May 01, 2021
Album viewed 3215 times

Places Burgh


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325 files, last one added on Nov 14, 2022
Album viewed 6232 times

Places District


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252 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2022
Album viewed 3638 times

Religion


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91 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
Album viewed 2728 times

Screen and stage stars


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67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 4491 times

Shops


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30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 1267 times

Transport General


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46 files, last one added on Oct 16, 2021
Album viewed 1227 times

Transport Railways


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88 files, last one added on Sep 20, 2022
Album viewed 4589 times

Transport Steamers


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89 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2021
Album viewed 2412 times

Sport


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156 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2021
Album viewed 1856 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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East Princes Street1333 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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Rotary 30th Birthday1350 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Rotary Club and guests attend a 30th anniversary dinner in the Rosslea Hall Hotel, Rhu, on October 21 1994. Seated are Jack Quinlan, Angus Wylie and Willie Mickel. Among those standing are David Arthur, Walter Bryden, Gordon Hattle, Denis Taylor, Mel McDonald, Craig Jeffrey, Gordon Burgess and Rex Cook.
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Kintillo771 viewsKintillo in Suffolk Street, Helensburgh, the home of Andrew Bonar Law and his wife Annie. He employed famous architect William Leiper to add a billiard room, and they lived there until 1909 when the family moved to London. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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First Lady Commodore1164 viewsCarolyn Stait, the first lady to serve as Commodore Clyde at the Clyde Naval Base at Faslane, is pictured with Princess Anne. Commodore Stait retired in October 2007 after two years in post, and made her home in Helensburgh.
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Ferniegair monkey puzzle tree970 viewsThis monkey puzzle tree, in the garden of 224 West Princes Street, Helensburgh, was felled on November 15 2012. Its size suggests that it was one of the original trees on the Ferniegair estate. Its proper name is Araucaria araucana, and the tree, originally from South America, is so-called after the owner of a specimen in 19th century Britain suggested that its unusual branches would puzzle even a monkey to climb. Image supplied by David Speed.
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Luss from pier688 viewsAn old photo of Luss from the village pier. Image date unknown.
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Kilcreggan shops190 viewsA horse and carriage wait outside the shops in Kilcreggan. Image date unknown.
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Baird and Wells318 viewsThe novelist H.G.Wells (1866-1946), one of the earliest writers of science fiction, and John Logie Baird met for the first and only time in October 1931 on board the liner Aquitania, on route to New York. Image first published in Baird's memoirs "Television and Me" by courtesy of the Royal Television Society.

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Helensburgh Pier - unknown artist1157 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 Daniell1421 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 Plenderleath3666 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 Lamps1140 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 swimmers1051 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