YO! Liverpool
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 6 of 12

Thread: Sefton Park, 1890s

  1. #1
    Senior Member Colin Wilkinson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    459
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 27 Times in 21 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default Sefton Park, 1890s

    The scene is little changed today – although the boat house has been replaced by an impressive modern cafeŽ.I need a clothing expert to date these three photographs. My suspicion is that they are late 1890s/early 1900s but they could be earlier. The December of 1890 was the coldest on record until this month, so [...]


    ADVERTISING




    More...

  2. #2
    Senior Member GeorgePorgie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    980
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default

    I'd say you more or less have the date yourself,you couldput circular (1890/1900)

    The bowler hat was first made in the UK in 1849.

    ---------- Post added at 05:40 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:52 PM ----------

    The park was opened on may 20th 1872

  3. #3
    Senior Member lindylou's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    3,724
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Default

    Lovely photographs. It's fascinating to see familiar scenes but from another era.

  4. #4
    Senior Member GeorgePorgie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    980
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default

    The coldest winters fell on December 1878, and January 1879.

    I'm getting closer.

  5. #5
    Re-member Ged's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Here, there & everywhere.
    Posts
    7,283
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 6 Times in 4 Posts

    Default

    Great pics Colin.

    The middle photo looks like a Lowry painting and is that Charlie Chaplin in the last pic?

    Deffo middle to upper class if you can afford proper ice skates like the lad in the last pic.
    www.inacityliving.piczo.com/

    Updated weekly with old and new pics.

  6. #6
    Newbie Maddie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 5 Times in 2 Posts

    Default

    lovely stuff - so innocent and not a sign of a high rise block of flats on the horizon!!! Thanks

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

For daily updates, to support us further or to join in the conversation: Follow us on Twitter @YOLiverpool / Like our Facebook Page: @LiverpoolInPictures / Join the Facebook Group: Liverpool In Pictures (YO! Liverpool)

YO! Liverpool has taken me over 10 years to develop and maintain. If you like the website, please donate via PayPal!