Manchester Christmas Blitz 1940
Manchester City Police officers and local firefighters face the flames on the corner of Silver Street during the bombing of Manchester over the Christmas period of 1940. Vist Manchester City Police World War 2 Collection to view more of these historic images. For more information please follow Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives. To find out more about Greater Manchester Police please visit our website. www.gmp.police.uk You should call 101, the new national non-emergency number…
Victoria Bridge, Manchester by James Mudd, c.1864 (GB124.Q38)
Note the boats on the right of the photograph and what appears to be water gushing from a pipe connected to premises on the right hand side of the river bank. The half demolished tower in the background is Manchester Cathedral. An original note with this photograph states that at the time the Cathedral tower was being demolished prior to being rebuilt.