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Photograph Album No 149: The Bairds of Barrhead

PA 149

Description Photograph Album No 149: The Bairds of Barrhead

Date 1900 to 1940

Collection General Collection. Photograph Albums.

Catalogue Number PA 149

Category All Other

Copies PA 149/3V/2, PA 149/5/1, PA 149/2, PA 149/3V/1, PA 149/2V, PA 149/1V/2, PA 149/1V/1, PA 149/2V/2

Scope and Content Brown moc-croc hard-backed album titled 'Photographs', containing six double-sided window pages of brown card and stamped 'WB&S, 1E4' in back cover. Pencilled inside front cover 'Mr Wm Baird. 7 Gladstone Ave, Barrhead' also 'James Baird' and 'Peter Baird' - they may be among the four men on holiday in the first and nearly last pictures, c.1900 - 1910. Nine loose portraits and groups date from c.1901-1949 and there are a few architectural photographs. Views include Skelmorlie Aisle; Tarbet; warships on the Clyde and a faded view of Ardrishaig pier. A photograph taken by C &F McKean, Bridge Street, Musselburgh, in an envelope marked "On Active Service" and addressed to Mr and Mrs J Brodie, 44 Temple Park, Edinburgh, shows a soldier. A snap of a baby is captioned PJ Ritchie.

Accession Number 1994/15


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