GLASGOW GORBALS POSTCARD 1800s
The famous Gorbals in the 1800s. The tenements are all gone now and it is quite a "well to do" area nowadays. In 1918 the constituency consisted of "That portion of the city which is bounded by a line commencing at a point on the municipal boundary at the centre line of the River Clyde about 77 yards east of the centre of Rutherglen Bridge, thence southwestward along the municipal boundary to the centre of the Caledonian Railway Main Line from Glasgow to Rutherglen, thence north-westward…
High Street, from the Cross | Science Museum Group Collection
A photograph entitled 'High Street, from the Cross', taken by Thomas Annan in 1868. The Tontine Building with its fine clock tower is on the left on Trongate as the camera points uphill towards the cathedral. Although the Tontine Building no longer stands, the clock tower still exists.
Gallowgate, Glasgow | The Art of the Photogravure
. Celebrating the beauty and history of the photogravure process and the important role it has played in helping photographers and pulishers in their mission to establish photography as a fine art. The only online collection of Camera Work, as well as examples from the early work of Peter Henry Emerson and Alfred Stieglitz to contemporary work being produced by many of todays most prominent photographers.
King Street | Science Museum Group Collection
A photograph of King Street in Glasgow, taken by Thomas Annan in 1868. King Street is situated in the east end of Glasgow off the High Street. A shop selling 'China, Crystal & Earthenware' is on the right.
Old Building, High Street | Science Museum Group Collection
A photograph entitled 'Old Building, High Street', taken by Thomas Annan in 1868. The photograph shows a row of buildings on the High Street in Glasgow. A sign on the building on the left advertises 'Money Lent On All Kinds Of Mechanics Tools Etc' above a sign for a 'Drysalter, Oil & Colourman'. The building next to it houses H McIlvenny's Lodging.