Gallery of Postcards

   

This is a Brown`s card late 1920`s showing the Girl Guides.

   

This is a very early float possibly pre world war I in St Leonard`s Street. The photo was by Rogers & Co.

   

This is another postcard from the 1911 Lanimers showing a float carrying fairies just outside Kildare which in the 19th century was known as Browns Square.

   

This is a nice card of a Lanimer Float. The title "Peace with Honour" suggests a date of about 1919.

   

This float dates to 1911. It was sent to a Miss Jean Legg at Gosport. Perhaps there is a naval connection here. B. Purdie who writes the card does not do any real justice to the girls on the float as their ......more

   

This is a World War I Lanimer card showing a group of children and adults gathered under the watchful eye of William Wallace. The inscription say `Scotland Today is Proud of Her Sons`.

   

This is the earliest postcard we have in our collection of Lanimer Queens. It is of Jane Baxter from Kirkfieldbank School. She was crowned Queen in 1905 by Mrs Lightbody. In that year Christopher Downie was Lord Cornet.

   

This card showing the Lanimer Procession in 1905. This card is interesting in that it records that the picture was taken by Rogers and Co at 98 and 100 |High Street, Lanark. It was sent by Bessie to Mr ......more

   

This is a photograph of Maria Rosa Minchella who was Lanimer Queen in 1907. She came from a prominent local Italian family. At the turn of the 20th century, many Italians came to Britain and open cafes/ice ......more

   

This is Elizabeth Bryce from Lanark Grammar School who was crowned Lanimer Queen in 1909 by Mrs D. Clark and Walter Crystal was Lord Cornet. Walter was a solicitor in Lanark.

   

This is a Brown picture of Sadie Wilson - Lanimer Queen in 1920. She came from New Lanark School. She was crowned by Mrs P. McAuslin. Th Cornet that year was William Tenant, Solicitor.

   

This is another Brown card. This time it is of Jessie Dale of New Lanark School crowned by Mrs A. Keith in 1929. The Lord Cornet was Thomas Brown.

   

This is a more modern card. It dates to 1961 and was produced by Browns of Lanark. It is of Janette Hall of Lanark Grammar who was crowned by Millar Stoddart`s mother, The Lord Cornet was the late Ian Orr, who was a well known pharmacist in Lanark.

   

This card of the Lanimer Queen c.1950 with various attendants on what looks like a particularly wet day.

   

This is a Rogers card of 1908 showing Lanimer Queen Mary Steele from Kirkfieldbank and her maids of honour. The hats that they are wearing are particularly striking!

   

This picture is of Janet Baxter, Lanimer Queen for 1911 with her maids of honour.


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