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"Mrs Brisbane goes her messages"

"Mrs Brisbane goes her messages" in Calton, early 20th century.

To "go your messages" in Glasgow means to go shopping, usually for food. This row of shops in Green Street contains a laundry, a branch of the Labour Party, a fruit and vegetable shop and an off-licence with a sign advertising Dandelion Stout.

Reference: 142.77.156

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Keywords:
beer, carts, Dandelion Stout, drinking, fruit and vegetable shops, fruiterers, grocers' shops, grocery shops, herb beers, Labour Party, laundries, messages, off-licences, shawls, shopping, shops, streeetscenes, wine and spirit merchants, women



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