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    Stirling Royal Infirmary magazine

    Many people wonder about the value of museum collections and the cost of keeping items from the past. This latest Stirling Smith acquisition, a magazine

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    Music in Stirling

    Following the BBC’s Troy series, it is useful to remember how much classical information came through the programme of schools in the past. Featured is

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    The Swimmers by Charles Anderson

    Although this work is not in the Stirling Smith collections, the Burgh Architect’s personal record of it is. The photograph shows part of the great

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    William Wallace sculpture

    Following the success of the digitisation of the paintings in public collections, Art UK has now turned to sculpture, including the 40 pieces owned by

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    Stirling Arms

    The reminder in last week’s Observer that the Municipal Buildings opened on 21 March 1919 for the first time gives a chance to reflect on

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    Pylons

    ‘Textile Alchemy’ is the title of the latest exhibition by the Turning Point Textile group at the Stirling Smith. Turning Point is a group of

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    The Stirling Beaver

    The news of beavers returning to the River Forth, as reported in the Stirling Observer, is timely. This beaver shop sign is at present in

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    Black Beast Wanderer

    In keeping with the weather brought by the #beastfromtheeast, the featured image is of the only Scottish beast which can truly withstand freezing temperatures. ‘Black

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    Newspaper Story

    With the recent fire at 41 – 44 Murray Place, it’s worth remembering the history of this distinctive curved building, and the story of newspapers,

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