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Greenock Collection

Greenock, a town steeped in history and brimming with captivating sights

Background imageGreenock Collection: Cappielow Park Stadium Fine Art - Greenock Morton Football Club

Cappielow Park Stadium Fine Art - Greenock Morton Football Club
Cappielow Park Stadium Fine Art, home of Greenock Morton Football Club. At the Game painted in fine detail by the talented artist James Muddiman captures the atmosphere of Match day perfectly

Background imageGreenock Collection: The French Memorial - Lyle Hill, Greenock

The French Memorial - Lyle Hill, Greenock
The Free French Memorial - Lyle Hill, Greenock with Cardwell Bay and Gourock in background - Scotland. The war memorial (built in the shape of the Cross of Lorrain)

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland 19th Century

Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland 19th Century
Vintage engraving of Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland 19th Century

Background imageGreenock Collection: R. M. S. Queen Mary leaving Clydebank, March 1936

R. M. S. Queen Mary leaving Clydebank, March 1936
Photograph of the R.M.S. Queen Mary leaving John Browns shipyard, Clydebank, for Greenock on 24th March 1936. Several of the seven tugs involved in manoevering the Queen Mary down the Clyde are

Background imageGreenock Collection: The Village, Ashton, Renfrewshire

The Village, Ashton, Renfrewshire
The Village, Ashton, Gourock, near Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Date: 1902

Background imageGreenock Collection: England / Watchet

England / Watchet
Low tide in the Harbour at Watchet, Somerset, an old and interesting seaport

Background imageGreenock Collection: Princes Pier, Greenock, Scotland

Princes Pier, Greenock, Scotland. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageGreenock Collection: Combination Hospital, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Combination Hospital, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
The Greenock Combination Hospital was erected in 1906-7 on Inverkip Road, Greenock, to serve the combined burghs of Greenock, Port Glasgow, and Gourock. It later became known as Gateside Hospital

Background imageGreenock Collection: The Esplanade, Greenock, Renfrewshire

The Esplanade, Greenock, Renfrewshire
The Esplanade, Greenock, near Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Date: 1910s

Background imageGreenock Collection: Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire
Aerial view of the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The Homes, laid out as a village of cottage homes, were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Greenock is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock Cathcart Square early 1900s

Greenock Cathcart Square early 1900s

Background imageGreenock Collection: General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir

General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
The general store at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. Jars of sweets feature prominently on its shelves

Background imageGreenock Collection: School at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir

School at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
Children pouring out of the school at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The Homes, laid out as a village of cottage homes, were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background imageGreenock Collection: Advert, Ferguson & Co, Sailmakers, Greenock, Scotland

Advert, Ferguson & Co, Sailmakers, Greenock, Scotland
Advert for Ferguson & Co, Sailmakers for Ships, Steamers and Yachts, Roslin Street, Greenock, Scotland. 1905

Background imageGreenock Collection: WATT, James (1736-1819). Portrait of James Watt. Engraving

WATT, James (1736-1819). Portrait of James Watt. Engraving
CUL4850754 WATT, James (1736-1819). Portrait of James Watt. Engraving. by Unknown Artist; (add.info.: WATT, James (1736-1819). Portrait of James Watt. Engraving.); Photo © JBP/AIC

Background imageGreenock Collection: Birthplace of James Watt shortly before it was demolished in 1887 (engraving)

Birthplace of James Watt shortly before it was demolished in 1887 (engraving)
541195 Birthplace of James Watt shortly before it was demolished in 1887 (engraving); (add.info.: Watt (1736-1819), Scottish engineer and inventor, was born at Greenock on the Clyde, Scotland

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock during the 18th Century

Greenock during the 18th Century
3586200 Greenock during the 18th Century; (add.info.: Engraving depicting Greenock, Scotland, during the 18th Century. Dated 18th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageGreenock Collection: Free French Memorial Cross, Lyle Hill, Greenock, Firth of Clyde, Inverclyde, Scotland

Free French Memorial Cross, Lyle Hill, Greenock, Firth of Clyde, Inverclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageGreenock Collection: The Royal Navy fleet off Greenock from the golf course

The Royal Navy fleet off Greenock from the golf course. From left to right: Royal Sovereign, Rodney, Courageous, and Nelson

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock Highland Mary's Grave Victorian period

Greenock Highland Mary's Grave Victorian period

Background imageGreenock Collection: Highland Mary's Grave, Greenock

Highland Mary's Grave, Greenock

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock

Greenock

Background imageGreenock Collection: River Clyde, Greenock, Victorian period

River Clyde, Greenock, Victorian period

Background imageGreenock Collection: Princes Pier, Greenock

Princes Pier, Greenock

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock Princes Pier early 1900s

Greenock Princes Pier early 1900s

Background imageGreenock Collection: Cathcart Square, Greenock

Cathcart Square, Greenock

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock, Victorian period

Greenock, Victorian period

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock Scotland Victorian period

Greenock Scotland Victorian period

Background imageGreenock Collection: Inchgreen - Glasgow and South Western Railway accident

Inchgreen - Glasgow and South Western Railway accident
Inchgreen near Greenock - Glasgow and South Western Railway accident in 1900

Background imageGreenock Collection: Sam Cowan, Greenock Morton and Scotland footballer

Sam Cowan, Greenock Morton and Scotland footballer
Sam Cowan, football goalkeeper for Greenock Morton and Scotland Date: 1949

Background imageGreenock Collection: RMS Queen Mary reaches open anchorage off Greenock

RMS Queen Mary reaches open anchorage off Greenock
RMS Queen Mary reached open anchorage off Greenock four hours after leaving the fitting-out basin Date: 1936

Background imageGreenock Collection: West Harbour, Greenock (colour litho)

West Harbour, Greenock (colour litho)
5204978 West Harbour, Greenock (colour litho) by Hunter, Mary Young (1872-1947); Private Collection; (add.info.: West Harbour, Greenock)

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock 1840 (colour litho)

Greenock 1840 (colour litho)
3611037 Greenock 1840 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: From The Englishmans Country, pub. by Collins 1945); English, out of copyright

Background imageGreenock Collection: Scotland: Greenock, the Court House (b / w photo)

Scotland: Greenock, the Court House (b / w photo)
5204123 Scotland: Greenock, the Court House (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Greenock, the Court House)

Background imageGreenock Collection: Proposed Memorial Tower, in Honour of Watt, at Greenock (engraving)

Proposed Memorial Tower, in Honour of Watt, at Greenock (engraving)
5213519 Proposed Memorial Tower, in Honour of Watt, at Greenock (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Proposed Memorial Tower, in Honour of Watt, at Greenock)

Background imageGreenock Collection: The Daff Viaduct of the Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway (engraving)

The Daff Viaduct of the Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway (engraving)
1099157 The Daff Viaduct of the Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Daff Viaduct of the Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway)

Background imageGreenock Collection: Highland Marys Grave, Greenock (b / w photo)

Highland Marys Grave, Greenock (b / w photo)
2794736 Highland Marys Grave, Greenock (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Highland Marys Grave, Greenock)

Background imageGreenock Collection: Monument to Highland Mary (engraving)

Monument to Highland Mary (engraving)
1616852 Monument to Highland Mary (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Monument to Highland Mary)

Background imageGreenock Collection: The Comet, early paddle steamer

The Comet, early paddle steamer
The Comet, an early paddle steamer, built in 1812 in Scotland, the first commercially successful steamboat service in Europe, operating on the River Clyde between Glasgow and Greenock

Background imageGreenock Collection: Advert, John Poynter, Son & Macdonalds, Glasgow

Advert, John Poynter, Son & Macdonalds, Glasgow
Advert for John Poynter, Son & Macdonalds, Chemicals etc, Glasgow, Scotland. 1905

Background imageGreenock Collection: Greenock, Princes Pier (colour photo)

Greenock, Princes Pier (colour photo)
3649531 Greenock, Princes Pier (colour photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Greenock, Princes Pier)

Background imageGreenock Collection: Arms of the principal cities, boroughs and burghs of the United Kingdom (colour litho)

Arms of the principal cities, boroughs and burghs of the United Kingdom (colour litho)
3626546 Arms of the principal cities, boroughs and burghs of the United Kingdom (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Arms of the principal cities)

Background imageGreenock Collection: Design, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland

Design, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland. 1905

Background imageGreenock Collection: Advert, Aluminium Castings Company, Greenock

Advert, Aluminium Castings Company, Greenock, Scotland. 1905

Background imageGreenock Collection: Mince Collop Close, Greenock, Scotland

Mince Collop Close, Greenock, Scotland
Mince Collop Close, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland - undoubtedly " the vilest" of all the " numerous pen closes running from the low streets"

Background imageGreenock Collection: The New Saloon Steamer 'Lord of the Isles, 'built for the New Tourist Route in the Western

The New Saloon Steamer "Lord of the Isles, "built for the New Tourist Route in the Western Highlands of
1049575 The New Saloon Steamer " Lord of the Isles, " built for the New Tourist Route in the Western Highlands of Scotland from Greenock to Inverary (engraving) by English School

Background imageGreenock Collection: The James Watt Dock at Greenock (engraving)

The James Watt Dock at Greenock (engraving)
1624595 The James Watt Dock at Greenock (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The James Watt Dock at Greenock)




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Greenock, a town steeped in history and brimming with captivating sights. From the iconic Cappielow Park Stadium Fine Art, home to the beloved Greenock Morton Football Club, to The French Memorial atop Lyle Hill, this Scottish gem is a treasure trove of wonders. Transport yourself back to the 19th century as you stroll through the charming streets of Greenock, Inverclyde. Feel the echoes of bygone eras as you witness R. M. S. Queen Mary majestically leaving Clydebank in March 1936. Princes Pier stands proudly on the shores of Greenock, Scotland - a testament to its maritime heritage and connection with England's Watchet. Marvel at its grandeur while taking in breathtaking views that stretch far beyond your imagination. The Combination Hospital in Greenock exudes an air of compassion and healing. Renfrewshire's very own sanctuary for those seeking solace during times of illness or injury. Take a leisurely walk along The Esplanade and let your senses be captivated by the beauty that surrounds you. This picturesque promenade offers stunning vistas across Renfrewshire's enchanting landscape. Immerse yourself further into this historic town as you explore General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland in Bridge of Weir. Witness firsthand how love and care were extended to those who needed it most during challenging times. Ferguson & Co Sailmakers' advert serves as a reminder of Greenock's industrious past - where craftsmanship thrived amidst bustling trade routes and seafaring adventures. As day turns into night, let your heart be filled with gratitude for all that Greenock has offered throughout centuries gone by. This vibrant town nestled within Renfrewshire will forever hold a special place in our hearts - an enduring symbol of resilience, community spirit, and timeless beauty.