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Clydeside Collection

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Background imageClydeside Collection: UK, Scotland, Glasgow, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre SECC, nicknamed Armadillo

UK, Scotland, Glasgow, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre SECC, nicknamed Armadillo and Glasgow Science Centre (left)

Background imageClydeside Collection: Europe, Scotland, Glasgow, Kings Theatre

Europe, Scotland, Glasgow, Kings Theatre

Background imageClydeside Collection: Europe, Scotland, Glasgow, IMAX

Europe, Scotland, Glasgow, IMAX

Background imageClydeside Collection: The annual regatta of the Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club, recently held at Glasgow, 1862

The annual regatta of the Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club, recently held at Glasgow, 1862. Creator: Unknown
The annual regatta of the Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club, recently held at Glasgow, 1862. This regatta - the "Scottish Henley" - which came off at Glasgow, on Thursday and Friday

Background imageClydeside Collection: The Death of Queen Victoria, Reception of the News in Glasgow and on Clydeside (engraving)

The Death of Queen Victoria, Reception of the News in Glasgow and on Clydeside (engraving)
1593275 The Death of Queen Victoria, Reception of the News in Glasgow and on Clydeside (engraving) by Holland Tringham, Joseph (1861-1908); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageClydeside Collection: John Wheatley, M. P. 1926 (colour litho)

John Wheatley, M. P. 1926 (colour litho)
473369 John Wheatley, M.P. 1926 (colour litho) by Ritchie, Alick Penrose Forbes (1868-1938); Private Collection; (add.info.: John Wheatley (1869-1930) Scottish socialist politician

Background imageClydeside Collection: EyeUbiquitous_10006078

EyeUbiquitous_10006078
Scotland, Glasgow, Peoples Palace conservatory hothouse. Part view of glass roof and brick tower with circular windows

Background imageClydeside Collection: Long As A Street, Lofty As A Tower, 1930-1934, (1936)

Long As A Street, Lofty As A Tower, 1930-1934, (1936)
Long As A Street, Lofty As A Tower, . From Shipping Wonders of the World, Vol. 1, edited by Clarence Winchester. [The Amalgamated Press Ltd. London]

Background imageClydeside Collection: The Massive Hull, partly placed, 1930-1934, (1936)

The Massive Hull, partly placed, 1930-1934, (1936). From Shipping Wonders of the World, Vol. 1, edited by Clarence Winchester. [The Amalgamated Press Ltd. London]

Background imageClydeside Collection: More than 1, 000 Feet Long. Shell of Queen Mary in early days of construction, 1930-1934, (1936)

More than 1, 000 Feet Long. Shell of Queen Mary in early days of construction, 1930-1934, (1936)
More than 1, 000 Feet Long. The shell of the Queen Mary in the early days of her construction, 1930-1934, (1936). From Shipping Wonders of the World, Vol. 1, edited by Clarence Winchester

Background imageClydeside Collection: Visiting the Liner Queen Mary, 1937

Visiting the Liner Queen Mary, 1937
Visiting the Liner Queen Mary, Clydebank, March, 1936 (1937). From Coronation Souvenir Book 1937, edited by Gordon Beckles. [Daily Express, London, 1937]

Background imageClydeside Collection: Clydeside Cheers, 1937

Clydeside Cheers, 1937
Clydeside Cheers, 1936 (1937). Edward VII visiting Clydeside, March 1936. From Coronation Souvenir Book 1937, edited by Gordon Beckles. [Daily Express, London, 1937]

Background imageClydeside Collection: Europe, Scotland, Glasgow, Tradeston Bridge

Europe, Scotland, Glasgow, Tradeston Bridge

Background imageClydeside Collection: Europe, Scotland, Glasgow, The Clyde Auditorium & The SSE Hydro

Europe, Scotland, Glasgow, The Clyde Auditorium & The SSE Hydro

Background imageClydeside Collection: Launch of the Cunard ocean liner `Queen Mary`, 1934 (1935)

Launch of the Cunard ocean liner `Queen Mary`, 1934 (1935). The British giant liner, Cunarder No. 534, was launched on September 26th by Her Majesty, who christened the boat Queen Mary, 1909

Background imageClydeside Collection: Building on the Clyde: Burners, 1940. Artist: Stanley Spencer

Building on the Clyde: Burners, 1940. Artist: Stanley Spencer
Building on the Clyde: Burners, 1940. From The Studio Volume 123 [The Studio Ltd, London & New York, 1942.]

Background imageClydeside Collection: Queen Mary Ocean Liner, in construction

Queen Mary Ocean Liner, in construction
John Brown & Company in Clydebank in Scotland, begin the major task of constructing Queen Mary Ocean Liner then know as Hull Number 534, which began in December 1930 on the River Clyde

Background imageClydeside Collection: Queen Mary Ocean Liner, suspended

Queen Mary Ocean Liner, suspended
R.M.S. Queen Mary at the John Brown shipyard, December 1931. Work on the ship, then known as Cunard No. 534, had been suspended on 13th December 1931 as Cunard had run out of funds

Background imageClydeside Collection: Queen Mary Ocean Liner, nearly ready for launching

Queen Mary Ocean Liner, nearly ready for launching
The Queen Mary, then known as Hull Number 534, had been halted between 1931 and 1934 due to the Great Depression of the 1930s

Background imageClydeside Collection: Queen Mary Ocean Liner, 6 months of activity

Queen Mary Ocean Liner, 6 months of activity
Six months of ceaseless activity. The Queen Mary, then known as Hull Number 534, had been halted between 1931 and 1934 due to the Great Depression of the 1930s

Background imageClydeside Collection: Queen Mary Ocean Liner, supplying her 1000 needs

Queen Mary Ocean Liner, supplying her 1000 needs
The Queen Mary, then known as Hull Number 534, had been halted between 1931 and 1934 due to the Great Depression of the 1930s

Background imageClydeside Collection: Queen Mary Ocean Liner, work resumed

Queen Mary Ocean Liner, work resumed
John Brown & Company in Clydebank in Scotland, begin the major task of constructing Queen Mary Ocean Liner then know as Hull Number 534, which began in December 1930 on the River Clyde

Background imageClydeside Collection: Queen Mary Ocean Liner crisis stops work

Queen Mary Ocean Liner crisis stops work
Tragedy comes to Clydeside. On 10th December 1931, almost exactly a year after signing of the contract for the construction of Hull Number 534, know as Queen Mary Ocean Liner

Background imageClydeside Collection: Queen Mary Ocean Liner work begins

Queen Mary Ocean Liner work begins
Full Steam Ahead. John Brown & Company in Clydebank in Scotland, begin the major task of constructing Queen Mary Ocean Liner then know as Hull Number 534

Background imageClydeside Collection: Munition workers watch Royal Investiture on Clydeside, WW1

Munition workers watch Royal Investiture on Clydeside, WW1
Female munitions workers of the National Projectile Factory on Clydeside, dressed in their work clothes, fill the stands at the Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow where they watched King George V carry out a

Background imageClydeside Collection: Royal visit to Clydeside

Royal visit to Clydeside
Workers at the Fairfield Shipbuilding Yard cheer the arrival of King George V and Queen Mary (not in picture) during a royal visit to Glasgow Date: July 1914

Background imageClydeside Collection: John Wheatley - Scottish socialist politician

John Wheatley - Scottish socialist politician
John Wheatley (18691930) - Scottish socialist politician. A prominent figure of the Red Clydeside era. Date: 1926

Background imageClydeside Collection: Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding
circa 1910: The Mauretania under construction at John Brown and Co Ltd shipyard on Clydeside. John Browns shipyards were the most famous on Clydeside and produced many liners

Background imageClydeside Collection: Canadian Liner

Canadian Liner
31st October 1928: Canadian Pacific Atlantic liner, Empress of France leaves Southampton for Hong Kong to replace the Empress of Canada which is returning to Clydeside for refitting

Background imageClydeside Collection: Tugboat At Work; hauling a liner into one of the dockyards on Clydeside

Tugboat At Work; hauling a liner into one of the dockyards on Clydeside
17th July 1954: A tugboat hauls a liner into one of the dockyards on Clydeside. The shipyards are the major employers in the area and, while the demand is high

Background imageClydeside Collection: Clydeside Crowds

Clydeside Crowds
6th March 1918: Crowds waving as The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII and then the Duke of Windsor, visits Clydeside. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageClydeside Collection: Blitz on Clydeside, 1941

Blitz on Clydeside, 1941
Women and children waiting on a street with the few possesions left to them after a nights bombing on Clydeside. Date: 1941


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"Clydeside: A Vibrant Tapestry of Culture, History, and Progress" Discover the mesmerizing allure of Clydeside, a captivating region nestled in Europe's enchanting Scotland. In the heart of Glasgow, this dynamic area boasts an array of iconic landmarks and cultural treasures that will leave you spellbound. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage at Kings Theatre, a majestic venue where world-class performances transport audiences to another realm. Feel the electric energy as talented artists grace its stage with their awe-inspiring talents. Stroll across Tradeston Bridge and witness breathtaking panoramic views of Glasgow's skyline reflected on the tranquil waters of River Clyde. This architectural marvel connects communities while symbolizing progress and unity. Delve into history at IMAX, where larger-than-life screens bring stories to life with unparalleled clarity. Lose yourself in immersive experiences that take you on thrilling adventures or educate you about our fascinating world. Remember Jimmy Reid, an influential Scottish trade unionist whose indomitable spirit shaped society for generations to come. His legacy continues to inspire us all towards equality and justice. Experience grandeur at Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), affectionately known as Armadillo due to its unique shape. This remarkable venue hosts prestigious events that captivate attendees from around the globe. Marvel at The Clyde Auditorium & The SSE Hydro; these architectural wonders dominate Clydeside's landscape with their striking designs. They stand as testament to Glasgow's commitment to entertainment excellence on an international scale. Transport yourself back in time through art as "The Death of Queen Victoria" engraving captures Glasgow's reaction upon receiving somber news along Clydeside. Witness how emotions reverberated through every corner during this pivotal moment in history. Celebrate John Wheatley MP’s vibrant contributions depicted vividly in a color lithograph from 1926—a tribute to his dedication towards social reform and improving lives within Scotland's communities.