W R Mainds' watercolour sketch of Piggers' Close looking north towards Union Court (at the staircase on the right) and Rottenrow (through the archway). Washing is hanging from the clothes pole at the upper window (top centre).
Reference: Sp Coll Bh12-x.3
Glasgow University Library, Special Collections
back stairs, closes, clothes poles, houses, slums, tenements, washing, women, wynds