Tag: robert ritchie

Robert and Robert

No, these kids aren’t identical twins, though they ARE identical! They’re the same Blantyre person, Robert Ritchie of School Lane, High Blantyre. Photographed by his father David Ritchie, this photo uses a camera technique where the image exposure has been split. Each exposure joined together. A right prank with Robert carrying “himself” around in a […]

1908 Robert Ritchie at Broompark

Pictured here in Broompark Avenue is little Robert Ritchie. Photographed by David Ritchie in 1908, Robert stands outside the door of his house in good clothes indicative of Sunday best, or perhaps part of a band or club. Robert’s home looked out over to Broompark House, pictured in the background later to become home of […]