Hawkhill, Dundee - Ref: WC0191
This view of the Hawkhill in Dundee is taken from the West Port, looking west.
Thomas Aitken's public house, The Globe, is listed in the Dundee Directory as Nos. 57 & 59 West Port, and is still so named today. Behind it is Johnston's Lane.
No. 1 Hawkhill is listed in the Dundee Directory as John Mathieson, broker, which may have been the West Port Loans Office. M. Boland & Co.'s clothiery was Nos. 20 and 24 Hawkhill.
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.