Commercial Street

Photographs depicting Commercial Street

Open-top tram, Dundee

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Open-top tram, Dundee - Ref: WC3385


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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Commercial St and High St, Dundee

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Commercial St and High St, Dundee - Ref: WC3311


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc3311

Royal visit decorations, Commercial Street, Dundee

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Royal visit decorations, Commercial Street, Dundee - Ref: WC1671

Photograph looking up Commercial Street from Seagate.

Most shopkeepers will be decorating their premises and will close for the duration of the visit. The photograph shows groups of people standing around and also a donkey cart. On one corner of Murraygate/Commercial Street there is G L Wilson (Drapers) and on opposite corner James Anderson & Co (Drapers)

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Royal visit decorations, Commercial Street, Dundee

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Royal visit decorations, Commercial Street, Dundee - Ref: WC1676

View of Commercial Street from Seagate.

The photograph shows on the left hand side - Collier & Sons Wholesalers advertising "Great Sale". On the right hand side of the street a General Drapery Warehouse and G L Wilson's Drapers on opposite corner with a hand drawn cart and horse drawn cart visible.

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Royal visit decorations, Commercial Street, Dundee

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Royal visit decorations, Commercial Street, Dundee - Ref: WC1681

View nooking towards Albert Square from Murraygate.

Photograph shows a man standing in a close entrance smoking a clay pipe. The the top of Commercial Street there is a banner saying "Unity Strength"

The gold casket which will hold the Address given to the Duke will be displayed in the window of James Rattray Jeweller, Nethergate, who will also have commemoration medals of the unveiling of the Queen's statue for hanging on bracelets/watch chains. Gold medals 12s, silver medals 1s6d.

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Coronation Decorations, Dundee

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Coronation Decorations, Dundee - Ref: WC1697

Photograph looking down Commercial Street from Meadowside.

There was very little formal celebrations and no general holiday for the Coronation as it was so soon after the commencement of work after the summer holidays. There was a banquet in the Town Hall and Municipal Buildings were decorated.

A Royal Salute and Parade was arranged for 3pm at the Magdalene Green. A French gun-boat the "Ibis" was in Dundee and the Captain and Officers were among those seated on the Official Stand.

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Royal visit decorations, Commercial Street, High Street, Dundee

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Royal visit decorations, Commercial Street, High Street, Dundee - Ref: WC1663

View of building from Murraygate at what would now be outside The Body Shop.

View of Wm. Menzies Drapery Shop (used to be Arnotts) and Anderson's Dundee Drug Store next door. Also in the picture is J. J. Miles & Co. Clothing Shop. Small groups of people standing around, one with a small boy around about 3 years.

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Malcolm Brothers, Commercial Street, Dundee

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Malcolm Brothers., Commercial Street, Dundee - Ref: WC1260


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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D. M. Brown, Dundee

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D. M. Brown, Commercial Street and High Street, Dundee - Ref: WC1129

David Millar Brown set up business at number 80 High Street in 1888. His first shop had one window which he filled with a colourful selection of goods. He started his business with 3 people and eventually employed over 400.

By 1908 D.M.Browns stretched from the original shop, down the High Street and round to Commercial Street. David Millar Brown served his apprenticeship with various drapers in Lochee and Dundee.

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Seagate, Dundee

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Seagate, Dundee - Ref: WC0592

This photograph was taken from the east end of Dundee's High Street and shows the crossroads leading into the Seagate across Commercial Street, which runs north to south from right to left.

The Dundee Directory of 1896-97 and the two subsequent issues match the identifiable businesses with one exception: D. Rodney does not appear in any of the listings.

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