Buchanan Street, Glasgow

Buchanan Street, Glasgow looking south, just outside the far end of the Galleries. This IS Glasgow in winter.

Victorian London, Victorian Gothic, Gothic Art, Darkness Falls, The Darkness, Ripper Street, Aesthetic Black, Story Inspiration, Writing Inspiration

A young girl plays in the back-court of the Gorbals by Bert Hardy        The Forgotten Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland, 1948

Bert Hardy / A young girl plays in the back-court of the Gorbals. The Forgotten Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland, 1948

Argyle Street, #Glasgow, #Scotland - Image Description from historic lecture booklet: "Population, 1,034,000. Glasgow is located on the Clyde River, in the lowlands of Scotland, near rich coal and iron fields. It is in the midst of one of the greatest ship-building regions in the world. As a commercial center Glasgow ranks first in Scotland and second in the United Kingdom. Since the Clyde has been deepened Glasgow has become a great modern port, and it is also an important center for…

It always amazes us where some old Glasgow images end up. This colourised beauty, taken in resides in the archives of America's Oregon State.

the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London touched a popular chord with the pictures they published of age-old buildings that seem to incarnate the very soul of the ancient city. London never looked so old as in these atmospheric images of buildings forgotten generations ago.

Cloth Fair, next to Smithfield Market. You can see more pictures from the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London in The Ghosts of Old London and In Search of Relics of Old London.

High Street, Ayr  1950

High Street, Ayr 1950 Where my father's parents hail from.

The Quayside at Ayr Harbour is a gathering place for these men in the 1890's

The Quayside at Ayr Harbour is a gathering place for these men in the

Lamplighter, Victoria Terrace from the excellent website http://www.ourtownstories.co.uk/

Lamplighter, Victoria Terrace 1928 © Edinburgh Council (Leerie-man with his spark box and glimmer pole)

SS Metcalfe (1923) - Ayrshire Dockyard Irvine- Ayrshire Dockyard Irvine

SS Metcalfe (1923) - Ayrshire Dockyard Irvine- Ayrshire Dockyard Irvine

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