Scotland Glasgow 1868 Close, No. 46 Saltmarket, from Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, Thomas Annan

Scotland, Glasgow, 1868 (Close, No. 46 Saltmarket, from Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow) - Thomas Annan

The Victorians liked to have their social classes clearly defined. The working class was divided into three layers, the lowest being 'working men' or labourers, then the ‘intelligent artisan’, and above him the ‘educated working man’. In reality, things were not so tidily demarcated. Photo: Glasgow slum, 1868

Photo: Glasgow slum, 1868 Later than what I'm writing and in Glasgow, but you get the basic idea.

Close No. 28 Saltmarket ANNAN, THOMAS, b.1829-1887 The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, 1868

Annan Thomas: Close No. from The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, 1868

Thomas Annan - View of George Square, Glasgow, 1868

Thomas Annan - View of George Square, Glasgow, 1868

Glasgow Necropolis by Thomas Annan

Glasgow Necropolis by Thomas Annan

Sir David Livingstone by Thomas Annan

David Livingstone was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and an explorer in Africa. His meeting with H. Stanley gave rise to the popular quotation, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

Rosebank House, Cambuslang, Glasgow. Photograph, 1870 by Thomas Annan.

Photograph, 1870 by Thomas Annan.

Gilmorehill House, photographed by Thomas Annan in 1870 on the eve of its demolition. The mansion was demolished to make way for the new University of Glasgow buildings. It stood at the south-west corner of what is now the west quadrangle in the University's Gilbert Scott building.    The mansion was built c 1802 by the West Indies merchant Robert Bogle (d 1822).

Gilmorehill House - last photograph before its demolition

Thomas Annan - Scottish Family, 1859

Thomas Annan - Scottish Family, 1859

Thomas Annan. Trongate from Iron Steeple. 1868

Trongate from Iron Steeple.

Old Buildings in High Street, No 17 - 27 Thomas Annan 1868

Old Buildings in High Street, (Glasgow) Thomas Annan, 1868

Principal Doorway of College, from “Memorials of the Old College of Glasgow" 1871, Thomas Annan.

Principal Doorway of College, from “Memorials of the Old College of Glasgow" Thomas Annan.

Thomas Annan - Glasgow cathedral, 1867

Photographer Thomas Annan captured Glasgow between the and at a time when the city had transformed and rapidly grown

Image courtesy T. & R. Annan & Sons Ltd.

Image courtesy T. Annan & Sons Ltd.

Old photograph of the Saltmarket from Bridgegate Migration of the Scots

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Thomas Annan of Glasgow: Pioneer of the Documentary Photograph by Lionel Gossman. #glasgow #scotland #city #history #photography #art

Thomas Annan of Glasgow: Pioneer of the Documentary Photograph by Lionel Gossman.

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