Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Early Photographs of Streets of Glasgow From the Late 19th Century

Created between 1868 and 1871 as part of a commission from the City of Glasgow Improvements Trust, the Fife-born photographer Thomas Annan's photographs of the working class areas of old Glasgow helped document the impoverished living conditions of the working class at the time.



High Street, 1868



Saltmarket, 1868



Saltmarket, 1868



High Street, 1878



High Street, 1878







Interior of Glasgow Cathedral



Main Street, Gorbals, 1868



Saltmarket, 1868








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