The 1960’s travel photos of a working class Greenock dad



The sun soaked images tell of one working class man’s ambition and adventure in a world far beyond his west coast of Scotland window.
Andy Gibb, a time served electrician, left his hometown of Greenock in the early 1960s to pursue well paid work in East Africa, Borneo and Pakistan with his firm, Paisley-based Balfour and Kilpatrick.
After investing in a Kodak Retinette 35mm camera and some colour film, Mr Gibb documented his travels for his family back in Scotland with slides of camel trains, Mughal gardens, border crossings, and market places making their way home.
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