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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
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
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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
Album viewed 4672 times

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
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
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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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Rossdhu and Glen Luss934 viewsUndated photograph from the past of Glen Luss from Inchtavannach, showing Rossdhu House, ancestral home of the Clan Colquhoun and now clubhouse for the exclusive Loch Lomond Golf Club.
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On the beach806 viewsHelensburgh's Deborah Kerr enjoys some free time on the beach while on location in California for MGM's 'Tea and Sympathy'. Image date 1955.
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Leaf-clearing train989 viewsA view from the Sinclair Street railway bridge in Helensburgh looking east as a leaf-clearing train climbs the hill from Craigendoran. These trains runs every autumn to blast leaves clear of the railway line to increase the adhesion of trains to the track. Image taken on November 2 2011 and supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Deborah in 'The King and I'791 viewsOscar-winning Helensburgh film and stage star Deborah Kerr CBE, who died in Suffolk on October 16 2007 at the age of 86, autographed this picture of her in costume for the musical ‘The King and I' to a friend called Richard with the words “With sincere good thoughts”.
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Garelochhead Tennis Club1347 viewsMembers of Garelochhead Tennis Club are pictured at their annual dinner-dance in Helensburgh's Queen's Hotel in November 1960.
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Helensburgh Esplanade1281 viewsThe car has just passed Glasgow Street.
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Gareloch sunset834 viewsYachts moored on the Gareloch at Rhu in the sunset, circa 1935.
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800 viewsA Phaeton carriage is stationary outside Rhu Parish Church. 1894 image supplied by Donald John Chisholm.

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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