Two figures walk by cleared blitz site, Liverpool

Made:
1949-11-21 in Liverpool
maker:
Gordon White
'Two figures walk by cleared blitz site, Liverpool'

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A photograph of two figures walking by a cleared Blitz site in Liverpool, taken in November 1949 by White for the Daily Herald.

A photograph of men lifting boulders for road building in a snowstorm at the Kielder Ministry of Labour Instructional Centre, Northumberland, taken in 1934 by Harold Tomlin for Illustrated magazine.

The Liverpool Blitz of 1941 involved 681 Luftwaffe bombers. 2315 high explosive bombs and 119 other explosives were dropped on the city. There were 2895 casualties, with many more people left homeless.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/DHA/579a
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image