Scottish Alphabet

Scottish Alphabet, Scotland, funny - I always thought dolally was something my mother made up!

OLD GLASGOW - Kittle Corner (corner of Shaw Street and Govan Road) Govan, 1890

Kittle Corner (corner of Shaw Street and Govan Road) Govan, 1890 - Glasgow, Scotland

A traditional style of Glasgow tenements with the curved outward bay windows and standard 3 floor height.

A traditional style of Glasgow tenements with the curved outward bay windows and standard 3 floor height.

GLASGOW AIRPORT IS ACTUALLY IN PAISLEY- Three Concordes At Glasgow Airport (1983)

Three Concorde supersonic airliners at Abbotsinch airport for the launch of the BA 'Super Shuttle' Glasgow-.

Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 1928

Glasgow Royal Infirmary, My Mother was born that year in Glasgow & quite possibly this hospital.

A young woman at a communal sink in a backcourt at 50 Crown Street, Gorbals, c 1925. The door behind her appears to be that of the toilet. Outside toilets were a common feature of Glasgow tenements until the late 19th century. Subsequently tenements were built with or renovated to include a shared water closet on each stair landing. Refuse can be seen piled up in the "midgie" (midden) at the back of the courtyard.

A young woman at a communal sink in a backcourt at 50 Crown Street, Gorbals, c Glasgow

Paddle steamers on the Clyde 1870

Eagle, Dunoon Castle and Lancelot at the Broomielaw

Ah Glasgow, you never fail to surprise me with your wee hidden gems - art nouveau wall tiles in west end tenement close x

Ah Glasgow, you never fail to surprise me with your wee hidden gems - art nouveau wall tiles in west end tenement close

Glasgow hurricane aftermath ~ January 1968

The scenes of devastation in Dumbarton Road in the hurricane's aftermath

Scramble in Gemmel Street, Bridgeton, Scotland, 1955

A "scramble" in Gemmel Street, Bridgeton, Still a Cumbernauld tradition in the Great as there was a popular wedding venue church en route home from school.

Rogano Oyster Bar. Glasgow

rogano A glasgow institution .best fish restaurant in town .like stepping back in time

Gizzi, the ice-cream man, Glasgow. Guiseppe Gizzi, with his ice cream barrow at the corner of Wishart Street, James Orr Street and Glenfield Street, around 1937. His sales pitch covered miles of streets in Glasgow's east end where he pushed his barrow daily, switching in the winter to roasted chestnuts. The building behind the barrow is the boiler house of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

undr: Andrew MacDonald Guiseppe Gizzi, with his ice cream barrow at the corner of Wishart Street, James Orr Street and Glenfield Street, around 1937

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