Liverpool birds eye view, 1886
A magnificent bird's eye view of Liverpool from the Mersey in 1886, showing the then-new public buildings, at the time of Queen Victoria's visit to the Liverpool Exhibition. Sights include the Albert Dock, St. George's Hall, Lime street station. The Anglican cathedral has yet to be built, as has the Liver Building, and St. Luke's church has yet to be bombed by German shells. Date: 1886
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Photograph taken from the top of the Sir John Moores Building, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, during its construction in the 1960s/Sixties, looking towards the famous Royal Liver Building in Liverpool and the River Mersey beyond.Originally built for Littlewoods mail order company and named after the firm's founder John Moores, 100 Hall Street is now known as The Plaza and is still a prominent feature of the Liverpool skyline.
© The Cloudesley Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Poster for the Canadian Pacific shipping line advertising the "Empress" Steamers, and illustrated by the Empress of Ireland, the finest and fastest way to Canada and only four days open sea. Weekly sailings from Liverpool. Intended sailing dates and prices are listed in the lower portion of the poster
© Mary Evans Picture Library/ONSLOW AUCTIONS LIMITED