Glasgow

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Mrs McGowan, back stairs, 105 Green Street, Calton Glasgow - 1905 - Glasgow Scotland, Edinburgh, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Glasgow City, Green Street, Scottish Islands, Chula, Slums

TheGlasgowStory

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.

OLD GLASGOW Photo of - Kittle Corner (corner of Shaw Street and Govan Road) Govan. - Welcome to Victorian Glasgow, take a step back in time and wonder down the lives and events of Glasgow's Victorian Era. Scotland History, Glasgow Scotland, Edinburgh, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, The Second City, Slums, Back In Time, British History

TheGlasgowStory

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.

Harrowing black and white photos show the horrific living conditions in Glasgow where overcrowding was rife and sewage seeped into slums Gorbals Glasgow, The Gorbals, Vintage Photography, Street Photography, Life Photography, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Glasgow Scotland, Edinburgh

Children playing in a puddle in the Gorbals, a slum distict of...

Children playing in a puddle in the Gorbals, a slum distict of Glasgow with graffiti on the walls and muddy pools and rubbish littering the back yards. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4499 - The...

Washhouse in backcourt Scottish People, High Road, Uk Photos, Glasgow Scotland, Slums, Back In Time, Great Britain, Old World, Street View

Tenement Back Court with wash house, Glasgow, Scotland - Each wife in the building had a 'wash day' when they could use the wash house (not all did, as if you were a little better off (or were thrifty) you could send your washing to the laundry. Big job - had to light a fire (and keep it lit) under the boiler and wait for it to heat and boil your clothes in it then hang them out after reboiling more water to rinse them. People nowadays don't realize how much work it was to live back then.

Social History Housing pic 1974 A scene in the Gorbals area of Glasgow Scotland showing the slums. Gorbals Glasgow, The Gorbals, Glasgow City, Uk History, Freedom Of Speech, Slums, Old Photos, Iconic Photos, Amazing Photos

1974, A scene in the Gorbals area of Glasgow, Scotland, showing the...

1974, A scene in the Gorbals area of Glasgow, Scotland, showing the slums, some of the worst in Britain

Tour Scotland Photographs: Old Photograph Boys Outside Tenement House Glasgow Scotland Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Travel, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Photographing Boys, Old London, Slums

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…