- Glass negatives of various ships in Greenock, Gourock and West Renfrewshire 1880s-1930s
- Glass negatives of people, scenes and buildings in Greenock, Gourock and West Renfrewshire 1880s-1930s
- Photograph album containing pictures of ships and scenes late 19th and eary 20th century
Papers of James Adamson and William Robertson, photographers, c.1880s-1930s, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
This collection is divided into two parts. The first part of the collection was put together by James Adamson , who was a photographer in Rothesay, on the Isle of Bute, Scotland. He took ship portraits dating from the 1880s , and is one of the most comprehensive collections of sailing and steam ship photographs for the period. Most of the pictures were taken just after the ships were built. The second part of the collection is made up of photogrpahs taken by the photographer William Robertson of Gourock, Scotland. He took photographs of various scenes in Gourock, Greenock and in West Renfrewshire between the 1880s-1930s .
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Conditions Governing Access
Deposit: Mr William Lind: 1985
Fonds level description created by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 18 December 2004
Other Finding Aids
Digital file level list available in searchroom
Alternative Form Available
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Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures
Location of Originals
This material is original
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