Liverpool brochure issued by The Liverpool Organisation, c1930
What a wonderful illustration of the Mersey ferry, Pier Head and the Liver Building - all in a very lush, rich style and slightly American - I think it is a very fine item of commercial art. Oddly no artist, nor printer is given - the only clue is that you were advised to contact The Liverpool Organisation. I will quote from the brochure - "Liverpool is the twentieth century stripped for action. It is a beautiful and complicated working model of our civilisation". There.
Parked outside the Maritime Museum within the Albert Dock area, Liverpool. The little sign reads "In the interest of safety, please do not climb on this exhibit!"...that's just too tempting. View On Black
The Three Graces
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Royal Liver Building (in Explore)
The Royal Liver Building (pronounced: "lie-ver") is a Grade I listed building located in Liverpool, England. It is sited at the Pier Head and, along with the neighbouring Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool Building, is one of Liverpool's Three Graces, which line the city's waterfront. It is also part of Liverpool's UNESCO designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City. Today the Royal Liver Building is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the city of Liverpool and is home to two…
East Anglia Seminarians
Today a few of my year went on an outing to Liverpool, because we'd never been. It is a nice city to wander around, and the warm sunshine was a bonus! We went to Mass at the Catholic Cathedral of Christ the King. I'd seen pictures of it already, so I wasn't too surprised by what I saw, but I must say I still haven't warmed to it! Having said that there were a few things in it I did like, such as the images in the St Joseph Chapel. From there we went to the Anglican Cathedral, which was…