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West Church from the Manse - c1908

West Church from the Manse - c1908

Date Added: 30 October 2004 Contributor: Garve Scott-Lodge Year: 1908 Picture No: 944

This is a postcard published by Macpherson Brothers of Invergordon. It shows the West Church before the fire which led to the changes in the structure at the front. The southernmost Factory building which was knocked down to build the houses at the north of Allen Square can be seen.

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Pre 1908 I think not! Where did you get that idea! colour photography before ww2? i think not.
Comment left on 21 May 2008 at 02:17 by Dorothy Shepherd
I think this photo has been tinted after the event, rather like the horrible 'colorized' versions of old black and white films. Not uncommon with postcards of the period. Comment left on 21 May 2008 at 17:17 by Colin
I have just found an identical postcard in my mother's (Jean Newell)collection, and the postmark is 30th May,1906, and,yes,it has been tinted. Comment left on 12 March 2011 at 11:21 by Ruth
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