Gallery of Pictures

   

Marcus Aurelius Statue This is a statue to Marcus Aurelius 161-80 A.D. Emperor of Rome. It is the only Roman bronze statue to have survived in Rome. It is amazing that so much of the gilding has survived. ......more

   

Marcus Aurelius This is a picture from the column of Marcus Aurelius in Rome. It shows the Roman Army campaigning along the Danube. The Romans spent much time on this frontier. Marcus Aurelius spent ......more

   

Roman Army on the March (2) This picture is courtesy of Peter Connelly. It shows the Tubicen and a legionnaire. The Tubicen was the man with the horn. The legionary is typical of the 1st century A.D. ......more

   

Market Bar, Lanark These are photos relating to the Old Market Bar which originally had 17th century panelling in it. The structure of the building does suggest a 17th century date and an early one at that.

   

Sketch of Jerviswood This is a sketch of Jerviswood which was built c.1630 by the Livingston family. Shortly after it was built, it was sold off to the Baillie family. It is the finest preserved building ......more

   

Rear of Wellgate This is the area where William Lithgow was born in 1582 to James Lithgow and Alison Graham. His father was a merchant burgess in Lanark. Bits of a number of 17th century houses still ......more

   

The picture of the beams with the numbers on them show how houses were constructed in the days of William Lithgow. The wood that the roofs were made of came from the Baltic. William Lithgow tells us ......more

   

Jerviswood House This is a view of the Old Jerviswood House which Lugless Will would have known before he left Lanark in 1609. This was the tower house that the Livingstone`s lived in prior to building Jerviswood

   

Romantic Card This is a nice Romantic Card from Lanark which was sent to Annie McSkimming of Annfield in Kirkmuirhill for her collection. The date of the card is pre 1914 and was produced by BB of London as part of the Lanark "Stile" series.

   

The Cross, Lanark Found this seventies picture of Lanark published by W. S. Thomson. Interesting to see the pedestrian crossing with Belisha beacons. The Belisha beacons were introduced by Leslie ......more

   

Black Bull, Wellgate, Lanark This is a real action shot in the Wellgate. Remember my good friend Paul Archibald describing his visits to the Black Bull whilst at Lanark Grammar. There is a sign for ......more

   

Bannatyne Street, Lanark An excellent view of the old Caledonian Hotel with the Victorian gas light. Further along is the notice for the public bar. Like the prize cow being taken to market, there ......more

   

Coopers Store This is an interesting picture of the Tolbooth as it was in the 1930`s. An excellent view of Coopers the Grocers. Also notice the old men next to the underground toilets. Finally the ......more

   

Castlebank Park, Lanark This card is in fact not the Delves. Somebody had given the photographer the wrong information. It is in fact Castlebank Park in the1970`s. It was a beautiful park then and ......more

   

"The Dunure" This is a card I discovered in our archives of a Clydesdale horse called `Dunure`. Anybody know anything about this horse?

   

Station Square, Lanark This is a nice view of the Victoria Hotel and Scott`s Station Hotel. The date of the dispatch of the card is June 25th 1910. It was sent by Jeanie of Pepperknowes, Carmichael ......more


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