A portrait of James Reid of Auchterarder and the Hydepark Locomotive Works by Sir George Reid (1841-1913).
In 1876 James Reid became sole partner in Europe's largest locomotive manufacturing company, Neilson, Reid & Co of the Hydepark Locomotive Works in Springburn. He also collected art and built up a small but impressive collection of works, some of which are now in the collections of Glasgow Museums.
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums
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