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Chisholm & Co

People's Palace, Social History File

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Chisholm & Co

Employees of Chisholm & Co erecting scaffolding in the Winter Gardens next to the south wall of the People's Palace, 1920s. Chisholm & Co were painting contractors with offices in Bath Street and Eastwood Toll. The Winter Gardens were built on to the rear of the People's Palace in the 1890s, with a roof of steel and glass supported on iron columns.

Reference: TEMP.2039.689

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

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Chisholm & Co, clocks, conservatories, gardens, glasshouses, hothouses, painters and decorators, People's Palace, plants, scaffolders, scaffolding, trees, Winter Gardens



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