Tag: drawing

1936 Rotary Visit to David Livingstone Centre

Saturday 15th August 1936 saw a memorable visit by the combined Rotary clubs of Hamilton and Motherwell in something of an annual pilgrimage to the Livingstone Memorial at Blantyre. (Pictured is David Livingstone Memorial Centre drawn by Mary Sommerville Gossman, a few years earlier in 1930) The party was received by Mr Robert M’Callum, the Curator, […]

Sketch of High Blantyre Railway

Pictured here drawn in 1982 by A Lindsay, is a sketch of 1950’s High Blantyre Railway. The sketch incorporates the bridge in the foreground at Craigmuir Road and the railway heading round to the bridge at Sydes Brae. It may be that the artist felt the need to record this memory, for during those early […]