Friday 25 September 2015

Photopolis : High Street

D.M.Brown's department store in the High Street (below) was a landmark for many generations of Dundee's citizens. 

David Millar Brown the son of a Lochee coal merchant served his apprenticeship as a draper with various Lochee and Dundee shops.

D.M.Brown set us his own business at the age of 24 employing 3 people. The business was so successful that by 1938 D.M.Brown employed 400 people.