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A photomontage of Paisley workers. Titled: 'Daunie Weir, the Guck, Willie McAllister, Jock the Rat, Hungry Jamie, Willie Love,' (Figures in foreground L-R.) Inscribed on verso: 'This is a valuable arc ...

SC 1165240

Description A photomontage of Paisley workers. Titled: 'Daunie Weir, the Guck, Willie McAllister, Jock the Rat, Hungry Jamie, Willie Love,' (Figures in foreground L-R.) Inscribed on verso: 'This is a valuable archive. All these old Paisley workers were in town about 1880 or so. Wee Willie McAllister was called the "Charleston Puddock", he was a chimney sweep who fell 40ft and was a cripple. His tongue was as dirty as his trade. He was found dead in a close in Love St.' (More details and individual photographs in D. Rowand's" Pictorial History of Paisley" with acknowledgement to Paisley Museum.)

Date c. 1880

Collection General Collection

Catalogue Number SC 1165240

Category On-line Digital Images

Accession Number 2003/194

External Reference 22

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1165240

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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