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  • Crystal Palace, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Crystal Palace, an iconic cast-iron and plate-glass structure designed by Joseph Paxton. The building had a wide barrel-vaulted roof and was originally built in Hyde Park, London for the Great Exhibition of 1951. One of the two mighty water towers built for the Crystal Palace and...
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, located at Chamberlain Square, Birmingham. Some of the museum and gallery's architectural features include a dome and a clock tower (which is also known locally as "Big Brum"). Passers-by, tram and other vehicles in the Chamberlain Square can...
  • Westminster Bridge and St. Thomas' Hospital, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Westminster Bridge and the St. Thomas Hospital on the opposite bank of the River Thames in London. Red double-decker buses and pedestrians are seen on the road-and-foot-traffic bridge, in the middle of the image. The bronze sculpture, Boadicea and Her Daughters is seen at one of...
  • Whitehall, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Horse Guards building along Whitehall in London. The clock tower and mounted troopers in the two large sentry boxes can be seen in the middle. Pedestrians can also be seen on the walkway in front of the building, in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption...
  • Crystal Palace, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Crystal Palace, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "3/7/22", the postcard is written by "Twa Koo" to "Darling Song c/o Bessie Kiong". The writer requests for "Kueh Blanda" to be...
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard". Two messages in black ink are handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "22/8/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes about their travel plans to...
  • Whitehall, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Whitehall, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "29/11/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer informs of their plans to convert a room...
  • Westminster Bridge and St. Thomas' Hospital, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Westminster Bridge and St. Thomas' Hospital, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "29/11/22" and numbered "III", the postcard is written to "Miss J. L. Song". The writer writes to seek permission on some changes...
  • Clifford Pier, circa 1966 : side view

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a side view of the Clifford Pier, which is an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Boats at the pier and the arches of the pier can be seen in the picture. During the pre-air travel...
  • Renovation work at The Substation building [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows the refurbishment and interior fitting works carried out at the former power substation building, to house the newly set up contemporary arts centre, The Substation. Seen here is part of the building interior. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Renovation work at The Substation building [5]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows the refurbishment and interior fitting works carried out at the former power substation building, to house the newly set up contemporary arts centre, The Substation. Seen here is part of the building interior. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Renovation work at The Substation building [8]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows the refurbishment and interior fitting works carried out at the former power substation building, to house the newly set up contemporary arts centre, The Substation. Seen here is probably the courtyard. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Renovation work at The Substation building [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows the refurbishment and interior fitting works carried out at the former power substation building, to house the newly set up contemporary arts centre, The Substation. Seen here is part of the building interior. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Renovation work at The Substation building [6]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows the refurbishment and interior fitting works carried out at the former power substation building, to house the newly set up contemporary arts centre, The Substation. Seen here is the overgrown garden which is part of the building compound. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Renovation work at The Substation building [7]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows the refurbishment and interior fitting works carried out at the former power substation building, to house the newly set up contemporary arts centre, The Substation. Seen here is part of the building interior. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Renovation work at The Substation building [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows the refurbishment and interior fitting works carried out at the former power substation building, to house the newly set up contemporary arts centre, The Substation. Seen here is part of the building interior. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Renovation work at The Substation building [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows the refurbishment and interior fitting works carried out at the former power substation building, to house the newly set up contemporary arts centre, The Substation. Seen here is part of the building interior. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.