Gallery of Pictures

   

This is a card which was sent from Thankerton Moor Prison Camp, which was described as Camp 62. It was sent on 17/8/1947 by Erich Mischer to Mrs Douglas of the Friends School at Lisburn, Northern Ireland. ......more

   

These two prisoner of war postcards were sent to the Albers family from Camp 19 in 1945. One was sent on 21/1/1945. The second was sent on 29/1/1945 by their son Rolf. In the first he says that he has ......more

   

These two prisoner of war postcards were sent to the Albers family from Camp 19 in 1945. One was sent on 21/1/1945. The second was sent on 29/1/1945 by their son Rolf. In the first he says that he has ......more

   

This looks like it was taken by Brown`s of Lanark in the German prison camp at Harpendon near Douglas. Date probably 1943/44.

   

This is a photograph taken c.1942/43 in the Italian prison camp at Thankerton. Theatre was a major distraction for any soldier who found themselves in a prison camp. Indeed entertainment was vital to ......more

   

   

This is a description by Dorothy Wordsworth of the trip done by her brother William Wordsworth and their friend Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The description of the Clydesdale which was described as the New ......more

   

This week starts with a few cards of the Prison camps and what life used to be like living inside the Prison camps. Clydesdale’s Prison Camps The memories of the Clydesdale Prisoner of War camps ......more

   

Clydesdale Inn - Assembly Room Roof This is the original roof of the Assembly Rooms. Note that Edinburgh also had and still has an Assembly Room which is one of the venues for the Fringe. The Assembly ......more

   

Clydesdale Inn with Gallery This is a view of the fine early 19th century gallery for the musicians. I think Robert Owen may have still been around when it opened. The opening would have been quite ......more

   

Clydesdale Inn - Original Wall Decoration This is a view of some of the original wall decoration of the Assembly Rooms.

   

Clydesdale Inn, Back Stairs This is a view of the back stair from the Assembly Room area. I am working from memory here. The Assembly Room was added in the late Georgian period as a place for dancing. ......more

   

Clydesdale Inn Roof This is another view of the Clydesdale`s roof. These timbers are probably ones of the time the Clydesdale was built back in the 1780`s. The chimney stack is also visible in this photo.

   

Clydesdale Inn window This is a view from one of the bedrooms. The layout of the dormer windows is part of the original design and some of the original window glass is still in position. The imperfections ......more

   

The Clydesdale Hotel This is a view of the roof of the Clydesdale Inn and one feature is the reuse of 17th century Baltic Pine for the roofing. The original purpose of the numbering was a check to ensure ......more

   

Military Convoy This is a picture of a military convoy in Ethiopia. Colonel Sandy Cranstoun of Corehouse was involved in the occupation of Ethiopia in 1941. Peter Whyman joined the Embassy staff in ......more


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