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Reflections: Before 1920: Victorian

Girls’ Orphanage, Myrtle Street, 1885 ~ "...A female ophanage school was commenced in 1843 and opened in November of that year. The boys’ orphanage school was completed in 1854 (at the same time as the Church of Holy Innocents on the same site). The architect was John Cunningham (architect of the Sailors’ Home) and the buildings are in a simple, unpretentious style in keeping with their purpose..."


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Death by ornament: the Sailors' Home gates, Liverpool

Reece's Liverpool Oh I remember Mum taking me here ! All the staff wore formal dress and tea came in a silver tea pot *memories*


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