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    Default A Birdís Eye View of Liverpool c1910

    The view of the photograph is clear enough, looking to the Custom House and beyond, but I am puzzled as to where it was taken from. The dock in the foreground is empty, the remnant of George’s Dock, but I had assumed it had been filled in at the time Mersey Docks and Harbour Board [...]

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    Would this view not be from the partly completed Royal Liver Building?
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    I'd say it was taken on the roof of the building of the Cunard building,so near to the dock in the photie.

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    Photie is saying C1910 liver building was from 1908 to 1911,Docks and harbour board building was 1903 to 1907,Cunard building was 1914 to 1916.

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    Tried replicating the photie with googs earth....

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    wow, the buildings in that pic, sadly lost forever!
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    "Bird's eye view?" You didn't say the bird was on the toilet at the time Colin.

    Very space-age that shot George, very George Jetson indeed.

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