Fowk on Clydesdale Bank notes

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Thir is the fowk on Clydesdale Bank notes, denominatit in poonds sterling:

Five poond note[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Robert Burns, the makar, wi a field-moose an wull rose, promptit bi twa o his maist weel-likit poems, 'To a Mouse' an 'A Red, Red Rose'.

Ten poond note[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Mary Slessor, the missionary tae Wast Africae. Thare is an illustration o Slessor's wark in Calabar (Nigerie) includin a cairt o the area an a lithographic vignette shawin her wark wi bairn.

Twintie poond note[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Robert the Bruce, a Scots warrior an Keeng, that successfully focht tae free Scotland fae the Inglis Keeng. On the rear o this note is a representation o the statue tae Robert the Bruce at Bannockburn (the steid o a defeat o the airmie o Keeng Edward I o Ingland in 1314), the Monymusk reliquary, Stirling Castle an the moniment tae William Wallace. The Clydesdale Bank haes forbye makkit a commemorative £20 note tae merk the Commonweel Heids o Govrenment forgaitherin in Edinburgh in October 1997. On the hintside is shawn the Edinburgh Internaitional Conference Centre whaur the forgaitherin wis hauden an the naurby Clydesdale Bank Plaza.

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In 1999, for tae merk Glesca's foys as UK Ceity o Architecture an Design, Clydesdale Bank issued a £20 wi a limn o Alexander "Greek" Thomson, ane o the ceity's weel-kent airchitects. On the hintside o the note is a drawn picter o the "Lichthoose" biggin designed bi anither Glesca airchitect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, alang wi a representation o the dome in Holmwid Hoose, anither ensaumple o "Greek" Thomson's wark.

Fiftie poond note[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Adam Smith, the economist an owthor o The Wealth of Nations. On the hintside is a montage o aichteent centurie ingineerin an agricultural warkins wi Kirkcaedy Herbour in the backgrund.

Ae hundert poond note[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Laird Kelvin, the resaircher an clecker. He is shawn wi the bettered mariner's airt whilk he cleckit an a cairt wi the wey o the first commercially sonsefu transatlantic cable; Laird Kelvin wis the ingineer in chairge o the project. On the hintside o the note is his varsity lectur room.