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Park Row at the junction with Bond Street, City Museum, interior view


Subject ID:
2004122_78785342
Location:
City Centre
Subject Year:
Class number:
N LIHA (3)
Park Row at the junction with Bond Street, City Museum, interior view
Description:
1941. The City Museum, at the time of this photogrpah, was situated in Park Row in the Philosopical Hall. On 15th March 1941 it took a direct hit in an air raid in which the whole frontage was destroyed. This is a view of display cases showing the excessive damage to the exhibits, with many items broken. a new concrete frontage prolonged the life of the building until it was demolished in 1966 and the museum was transferred to the municipal buildings.

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