Tag: shuttle row

Story of Memorial to David Livingstone – 7 Mural Paintings

Continuing our story of how the David Livingstone Centre was formed in the late 1920’s. From an account in the 1940’s transcribed here: “The enthusiastic interest that our scheme now began to excite enabled us to carry through without restriction another of our plans. We were anxious that the wall pictures that were to illustrate […]

Story of the Memorial to David Livingstone – 3a Next Steps

Continuing a look at how Shuttle Row became the Museum for David Livingstone. An account written in 1940s remembers back to the efforts of the 1920s and how the transformation came about. “Preliminary matters having been this happily settled, our next action was to appoint an Organising Secretary, under whose guidance our formidable financial task […]

Story of the Memorial to David Livingstone – 1 A Humble Start

Continuing the story of how Shuttle Row was transformed into a museum in the 1920s. Transcribed from the 1940s as follows: “The buildings that now form the Scottish National Memorial to David Livingstone were, with many others, erected about 1785 to house the employees of the Blantyre Cotton Spinning Works, one of the first experiments […]