Glasgow in 1904: How much the city of Glasgow has changed for Glaswegians in 120 years in 8 old pictures

This is Glasgow as it was in 1904.

Today we’re travelling back to see Glasgow as it was in 1904 - 120 years ago - through 8 old pictures

1904 was a big year for Glasgow, particularly for the arts, on February 29 the Pavilion Theatre, opens as a music hall, the King Theatre would open later in the year on September 12. Charles Rennie Mackintosh also saw the completion of Hill House in Helensburgh.

The first West Highland White Terrier breed club was set up, and the Glasgow-registered cargo steamers Stromboli and Kathleen collide and sink at Garvel Point in Greenock.

Take a look below as we explore Glasgow in 1904.

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