With this publication the history of the Anchor Line shipping company and its importance to the city of Glasgow is revealed for the first time.
This full-colour book will be sure to delight transport enthusiasts. It features images from Glasgow Museums' extensive collections, including posters, photographs and paintings, and additional material from the collection of Bill Spalding.
The book is aimed at adult readers who are curious about the history of the Anchor Line from its origins through to its demise in the late 20th century. Fully illustrated in full colour throughout.
About the authors
Dr Martin Bellamy is head of research at Glasgow Museums.
Bill Spalding is a keen local historian who has built up an extensive collection of material relating to the Anchor Line.
Publication date: June 2011
Format: paperback, perfect bound
Illustrations: over 200 black and white, and colour illustrations
Publisher: Stenlake Publishing in association with Glasgow Museums