The Black & White Picture Place

Old Photographs & Drawings of Chester & Liverpool 1

We start with a selection of beautiful images from our private collection by the celebrated Liverpool
photographer, Edward Chambré Hardman (1898-1988) Click on a thumbnail for a larger version...

St. Mary's Hill, Chester

Old Dee Bridge, Chester

Newgate, Chester

Canal Barges, Liverpool

Photographer Peter Hagerty has produced an exhaustive study of Hardman's life and work: The Continuity of Landscape Representation: the Photography of E. Chambré Hardman. You can download it as a PDF from his website. Also, be sure to visit the official Edward Chambré Harman Archive. We are unable to supply reproduction prints of the above images but these are available for purchase from The National Trust. Scroll down the page for more old photographs of Liverpool...

Coburg Dock, Liverpool

Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool South Docks

Birth of the Ark Royal

Old Photographs and Drawings of Chester
(Notes and descriptions are yet to be added to many of these pictures)

Bridge Street

Queen's Park Bridge

Original Queen's Park Bridge

Chester Canal 1

Chester Canal 2 and 3

St. Anne Street

Building the Ring Road

Old George Street

Abbey Green / Rufus Court
chester market hall
The changing face of
Chester Market Hall

Changing Face of the
Market Square

Market Square
market interior
The Market Hall

The Old Exchange

The Ermine Pub

The Old Dee Bridge & Mills

Arthur Godwin's works
inc Old Dee Bridge

Arthur Godwin 2:
Chester Cathedral
chester 1753
View of Chester 1753

Grosvenor Bridge 1869

St. John's House

The Phoenix Tower 1885

Railway poster 1938

Eastgate Street postcard

Memories of
The Royalty Theatre

Towpath Improvements

The 'Skelly 'orse'

Infirmary & Ring Road 1964

Chris Langford Gallery
(Chester in the 1950s and 60s)

northgate brewery
The Northgate Brewery
frodsham street
Frodsham Street
abbey gateway
The Abbey Gateway
king street
King Street old and new
old lamb row
Old Lamb Row
mercia square
Mercia Square
infirmary nurses 1928
The Infirmary
More old Chester photographs coming soon!

Now go on to...

Modern pictures of Chester
customs house dockers
Old pictures of Liverpool
catholic cathedral
Modern pictures of Liverpool

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