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Fashions and... Quadrilles
Fashions and... Quadrilles

Glass panel by George Walton
Glass panel by George Walton

City of Glasgow

Museum of Transport

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City of Glasgow

Model of the City of Glasgow. The ship was built in 1848 by Robert Barclay & Curle for George Smith & Sons who operated the City Line. The City of Glasgow worked on the Clyde to Calcutta service, and was the first "City" to join the City Line.

The model is 1:48 scale and was rigged by Museum of Transport staff in 1964. It is one of over 700 ship models in the museum.

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Barclay, Curle & Co, City Line, City of Glasgow, George Smith & Sons, Museum of Transport, Robert Barclay & Curle, ship models, shipbuilding

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