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Postby Smartalex » Wed Aug 23, 2006 7:52 pm

Here is an aerial shot of the shows in Thornlibank:-
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And here circled is the site of the shows that used to come to Pollok every year behind the Pollok Centre, When I was younger there used to be on a red ash football pitch but grass has covered the area, now it is the site of the silverburn shopping centre.
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Buffalo Bill Commemorated

Postby Alex Glass » Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:29 pm

HH Do you want to go.

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Postby Josef » Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:44 pm

HH lives in the Wild West, Alex :) .
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Postby Alex Glass » Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:51 pm

The Wild Wild West Josef. But this will take place in the East one of his favourite sites.
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Postby HollowHorn » Sat Nov 04, 2006 12:26 am

Beautiful, Alex. How long will it take Josef to fathom your meaning? :wink:
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Re: Buffalo Bill Commemorated

Postby MadameZiggy » Sat Nov 04, 2006 12:36 am

Alex Glass wrote:HH Do you want to go.

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'parently the good folks of Dennistoun are being blessed with a wee sculpture of him at the mo.
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Postby Josef » Sat Nov 04, 2006 12:42 am

HollowHorn wrote:Beautiful, Alex. How long will it take Josef to fathom your meaning? :wink:


All right, then, a wild guess. Chief Hollow Horn Bear?
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Postby HollowHorn » Sat Nov 04, 2006 12:47 am

Hahahahaha ya wee googlin' so & so! Yir wrang ::):
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Postby Josef » Sat Nov 04, 2006 1:04 am

HollowHorn wrote:Hahahahaha ya wee googlin' so & so! Yir wrang ::):


:oops:

OK, crap beards, then? ::):
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Postby HollowHorn » Sat Nov 04, 2006 1:14 am

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Postby Apollo » Sun Nov 12, 2006 2:33 am

A housing developer has commissioned a statue and a plaque to William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, to commemorate the staging of his Wild West Show in the East End Exhibition Buildings, Dennistoun, from November 16, 1891. The sow caused a major stir in Scotland at the time, as crowds flocked to see real Indians re-enacting Custer's Last Stand and Annie Oakley showing off her shooting skills. The show was based in there for four months, and Cody even went along to Ibrox Stadium to see Glasgow Rangers play Queen's Park. During the visit, a number of artefacts were donated to the city, including the "Ghost Dance Shirt" which was a major exhibit at Kelvingrove, prior to its return to the Lakota Sioux in 1999.
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Postby Alex Glass » Sun Nov 12, 2006 3:14 pm

Paul Martin MSP will unvail the statue on friday 17th November at about 1.00.
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Postby JayKay » Mon Nov 13, 2006 3:31 pm

The Ghost Dance shirt spent most of its time in Glasgow in storage in Kelvingrove's basement until it went on display in 1992's Home of the Brave exhibition at the McLellan Galleries, which displayed native american artifacts predominately from the Glasgow Museums collection along with artifacts from the musee de l'homme in Paris and other museums in Mexico.

It was during the run in Glasgow that a visitor - descended from a Lakota Sioux - saw the shirt on display.

The exhibition then toured to Paris from 92 - 93, although with some different artifacts on display, under the title "Memoires D'Ameriques" at the CNIT, La Defence. The exhibition subsequently moved to Strasbourg for its final run.

The Ghost Dance shirt was on display for the duration of the exhibition's run in France, and once it ended it went on show in Kelvingrove, alongside the Totem Pole that had been commissioned for the exhibition.
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