People at Work

Photographs depicting people at work

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee

£8.25

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee - Ref: WC1551


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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wc1551

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee

£8.25

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee - Ref: WC1553


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.

£8.25
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wc1553

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee

£8.25

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee - Ref: WC1560


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.

£8.25
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wc1560

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee

£8.25

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee - Ref: WC1561


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.

£8.25
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wc1561

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee

£8.25

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee - Ref: WC1521


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.

£8.25
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wc1521

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee

£8.25

Tay Rail Bridge, Dundee - Ref: WC1522


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.

£8.25
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wc1522

Morgan Academy, Dundee

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Morgan Academy, Dundee - Ref: WC1482

Taken from Pitkerro Road this side view of Morgan Academy highlights the many decorative features on the building. Work began on what was then known as Morgan Hospital in 1850. It was founded by John Morgan. The School Board acquired the building in 1889 and renamed it Morgan Academy.

Sadly, Morgan Academy suffered a catastrophic fire on Wednesday, 21st March, 2001. Salvage on the decorative features is currently underway. It is planned to rebuild the frontage and create a modern school in the rear. (2001)

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wc1482

High School, (Boys), Dundee

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High School, (Boys), Dundee - Ref: WC1458

Dundee High School was originally known as the "Seminaries." It comprised of a combination of three schools, Dundee Academy, the Grammar School and the Kirkyard School brought together in one purpose-built building.

Situated in Euclid Crescent, it was built in 1824 by architect George Angus. The magnificent eight columned portico is designed to be viewed looking up from Reform Street. Dundee High School is now a fee-paying school. (2001)

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wc1458

Mitchell Street School, Dundee

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Mitchell Street School, Dundee - Ref: WC1474


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.

£8.25
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wc1474

Gilfillan Memorial Church, Dundee

£8.25

Gilfillan Memorial Church, Dundee - Ref: WC1423

Rev George Gilfillan was a social reformer and friend of Wm McGonagall. He was a favourite with working people preaching in School Wynd and holding weddings at his manse at night once a week. 50,000 people attended his funeral. Foundation stone laid for present church on 7 May 1887 & cost £9000.

The shop at the side of the Church - Alexander Morris (Toys & Fancy Goods) has a good display of baskets & brushes hangng outside. Girls standing behind a display of barrows etc and a wheelchair

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wc1423
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