Such a short time ago, an everyday occurrence, even a pastime! But now, we have to mask our faces and cleanse our hands and trolleys with anti-bacterial disinfectant everywhere we shop. To remind you of the old normal, and our Moffat Shops exhibition last year, here is a selection of photographs of Moffat’s shops of yesteryear, together with a few adverts. If you know Moffat, see how many you can place in their modern location.

This is a selection from the hundreds of photographs normally only available to view when visiting Moffat Museum.

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