High Street, Dundee - Ref: WC0262
The north-western corner of Dundee High Street is shown in this photograph, with Melville House at its focal point.
Campbell Meldrum the printers are listed in the Dundee Directory in Church Lane (without a number) as wholesale stationers, printers, lithographers, business systems specialists, and publishers of the Dundee ABC Time Table.
William C. Hope the ladies tailor is at No. 1 Tally Street (facing the city churches), while the Chocolate Shop is Lindsay and Low, No. 15 Nethergate.
Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.