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Scottish National Exhibition, 1911

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Scottish National Exhibition, 1911

The royal party pictured in the Palace of Art, on the occasion of the opening of the Scottish Exhibition in 1911.

From left to right, they are: Archibald Shaw; Andrew H Pettigrew; the Duchess and Duke of Connaught; the Marquis and Marchioness of Tullibardine; the Duchess of Montrose; Thomas Dunlop; James Bell; Patrick Dunn.

Archibald Shaw was Lord Provost, while Thomas Dunlop and James Bell were previous holders of the office. Pettigrew, of the department store Pettigrew & Stephens, was Chairman of the Executive Council. The Marquis of Tullibardine was the Honorary President of the Exhibition, which was opened by the Duke of Connaught.

Reference: Mitchell Library, GC f606.4 (1911)

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries and Archives

Keywords:
exhibitions, Lord Provosts, opening ceremonies, Palace of Art, Pettigrew & Stephens, Scottish Exhibition of National History, Art and Industry



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