A Glimpse into Historic Glasgow: Capturing the Past Through Pictures

Glasgow Eyes brings you a journey through time, capturing the essence of Glasgow through historical photographs. As a photographer and proud Glaswegian, I am excited to share with you these images and I aim to transport you back in time and give you a glimpse of the people

LATESTEYES THROUGH TIME

7/8/20242 min read

Glasgow Eyes brings you a journey through time, capturing the essence of Glasgow through historical photographs. As a photographer and proud Glaswegian, I am excited to share with you these images and I aim to transport you back in time and give you a glimpse of the people, places, and events that have shaped Glasgow into the vibrant city it is today. Join me on this nostalgic adventure as we explore the past and uncover the hidden gems of this beautiful city. Let's embark on this journey together, and together we can discover photos of Glasgow's past. Welcome to Glasgow Eyes, where history comes to life through the lenses of a passionate photographers that captured our history.

Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, boasts a vibrant history that's well-documented through its architecture, landmarks, and, of course, photographs. As someone who loves delving into the past, I've amassed a collection of historic Glasgow pictures that tell fascinating stories of a bygone era. In this blog post, I'm excited to share some of these treasured images and the tales they hold.

Beyond the grand buildings and famous streets, my historic Glasgow pictures also capture the everyday lives of its residents. These candid snapshots offer a window into the past

Sharing these historic Glasgow pictures is not just about reminiscing; it's about preserving the city's legacy for future generations. Each photograph is a piece of the puzzle that makes up Glasgow's rich history, and by documenting and sharing them, we ensure that these stories are not lost to time. I hope that by exploring these images, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for the history that has shaped this incredible city.

Hathaway Street, Glasgow, 1975

Old photograph showing the Lion and Unicorn staircase at the Old Glasgow University

The Govan Road end of Copland Road with the dock in the background, 1948

The oldest thatched house in Glasgow at the corner of Ladywell Street and Duke Street formerly occupied by the hangman

Buchanan Street, Glasgow, looking south, 1964

Buchanan Street, Glasgow, from St. Enochs Square, 1964