On the Clyde, gouache by Sam Bough (1822-1878).
Also known as The Clyde at Govan, this image from 1859 shows workmen engaged on widening operations at Yorkhill on the north bank of the river. There is a paddle steamer on the river, sailing past the Govan Old Yard (sold by Robert Napier to Dobie & Co in 1858). Govan Old Parish Church's steeple appears on the skyline.
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums
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