Royal visit decorations, Nethergate, Dundee

Royal visit decorations, Nethergate, Dundee - Ref: WC1665

Photograph from Alexander Wilson Collection. View of Nethergate looking east

View of tenements with shops at street level. Shops are G. Hill & Co. Shirtmaker, J. Falconer, Ironmonger with what could be shopkeeper and 2 boys standing in doorway, J & P Campbell, Dye Works, No 29 Edward Wilson & Sons cabinetmakers, No 27 I Dunn, Game Dealer & Poulterer. Church on far right.

Many shops were selling street decorations and bunting for the Royal visit including Edward Wilson & Sons, Furnishing & Decoration Contractors, Bazaar & Yacht fitters, 29 Nethergate Dundee (obviously serving a very varied market)

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

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