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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…

Kids chase the coins on the street in a wedding 'scramble', Gemmell Street, Glasgow. Slums, Father Of The Bride, British History, Historical Photos, Edinburgh, Old Photos, Street View, Villa, Paisley Scotland

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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.

Barefooted children in the dirty and damp streets of the Gorbals, Glasgow, 1912 (Photo: Tony Currie) Gorbals Glasgow, The Gorbals, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Bubonic Plague, Scottish Islands, Old London, Slums, Vintage Photographs

A Short History of Social Housing in Glasgow

Barefooted children in the dirty and damp streets of the Gorbals, Glasgow, 1912 (Photo: Tony Currie)

Boots Corner, Union Street at Argyle Street & Jamaica Street, Glasgow in The corner was a popular meeting place Scotland History, Glasgow Scotland, Argyle Street, Nostalgic Pictures, Black And White City, The Second City, Paris, Best Cities, Old Photos

Unseen Glasgow: Enjoy our stunning images of Scotland's biggest city

DID you grow up in an era when Glasgow really did seem like the dance capital of the world? Were you party of a family that called a tenement block "home"? Whatever your background, if you're a son or daughter of Glasgow then our pictures will warm your heart.

Coggans' Bar in the Saltmarket, during the First World War, Glasgow, Scotland. James Coggans' Coat of Arms Bar at 11 Saltmarket opened in It was one of the most up-to-date pubs in Glasgow and even had hot running water on tap in the lavatory! Glasgow Pubs, Gorbals Glasgow, Glasgow Scotland, England And Scotland, Edinburgh, Glasgow City, British History, Best Cities, British Isles

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TheGlasgowStory tells the story of Glasgow in words and pictures, told by some of Scotland's best writers, and illustrated with thousands of images from the collections of the city's world-famous libraries, museums and universities. From football to fashions, Auchenshuggle to Yoker, you'll find it all here.

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"Your jaiket's on a shoogly peg!"

 Demolished along with the New Savoy in Hope street after fire.Site now occupied by the Savoy Centre Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Travel, Paisley Scotland, Cinema Theatre, Jfk, Classic Hollywood, Family History, Old And New, Old Photos

Gaumont Cinema, Sauchiehall street . Demolished along with the New Savoy in Hope street after fire.Site now occupied by the Savoy Centre