Old Photograph Boys Outside Tenement House Glasgow Scotland
Old photograph of boys outside a tenement house in Glasgow, Scotland. A tenement was a substandard multi family dwelling in the urban core of the city, usually old and occupied by the poor. Tenements made up a large percentage of the housing stock of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Glasgow tenements were built to provide high density housing for the large number of people immigrating to the city in the 19th and early 20th century as a result of the Industrial Revolution, when the city's population…
A "scramble" in Gemmel Street, Bridgeton, 1955. Scrambles were a tradition at weddings in many parts of Scotland, when neighbours turned out to see the bridal party leave the street on its way to the church. Coins were thrown from the wedding car (usually by the father of the bride) as it drove off and children scrambled to pick up as many as they could.
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