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Park Lane, looking north-east (Shadwell)
Black & White image6th July 1948. View looking north-east along Park Lane. Metal railings and trees line the road on the right. The point where the car is seen is the entrance to Roundhay Park Golfclub house.
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2nd Northern General Hospital, Beckett's Park, Training College (Headingley) (12 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, The teacher training college at Beckett's Park was built in 1913. During the First World War it was converted to a military hospital. It was officially called the 2nd Northern General Hospital but was more commonly referred to as Beckett's Park Hospital. There were 3200 beds and the hospital treated 57,200 soldiers between 1914 to 1918. The hospital was gradually returned to educational uses until the outbreak of the Second World War when it was used to treat the Dunkirk wounded. The college is now part of Leeds Metropolitan University.
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A Path in The Gorge, Roundhay Park, postcard (Roundhay)
Black & White imagec1907. Postcard with a postmark of 7th November 1907 entitled 'A Path in The Gorge, Roundhay Park'. This is a wooded area at the northerly end of the park through which runs the Great Heads Beck.
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A young boy models a Hussar overcoat for the clothing manufacturer's John Barran & Sons. (City Centre)
Black & White imageC1891. In this image a young boy models a Hussar overcoat made by the clothing manufacturing firm John Barran & Sons. At the time of the photograph, the firm was located in a building designed by Thomas Ambler and completed in 1877, in St.Paul's Street with views onto the Georgian Park Square. There was also an additional factory built in 1888 in Hanover Lane as the company expanded over the years. Clothing manufactured for boys was a major part of Barran's business and orders for these ready-to-wear, miniature suits and coats arrived from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, South America and the Continent. Some of the clothes were designed as fancy dress, for example, pirate's costumes, guardsman's and beefeater's uniforms. The young 'model' is Herbert Giles (b.1885) who was the son of Arthur Giles, a sewing machine fitter (machine smith) at John Barran's. on the 1891 Census Herbert was listed with his family at number 1 Stratford Street in Hunslet.
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A. 1. looking south (Wetherby) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated View of the A. 1. looking south before the first Wetherby By-pass was constructed between 1957 and 1959. The wall of Grange Park is visible on the left.
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