ALBUM OF 189 POSTCARDS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL, MANCHESTER DOCKS, & MANCHESTER LINERS. (INCLUDING A HANDFUL OF CARDS ON LOCAL CANALS, AND ON THE SUEZ CANAL).

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£250.00




Album containing a total of 189 postcards & photographs (some cold.) : 41 photographs (chiefly pc-size) &148 postcards (3 large) = 189 in total. Attractive green plastic double-lever album ; gilt ; with mainly two items per plastic removable sleeves. 24 x 21cm. Contents range from V.G. to FINE. Album : FINE. A collection of postcards and photographs, chiefly of the Manchester Ship Canal, Manchester Docks, and vessels owned by Manchester Liners. Includes postcards and photographs both modern and pre-war – and pre-WWI – includes a number of rare postcards. Contents include a card of a full-rigger on the canal, tankers in Eastham Dock and views of Eastham Locks, MSC tugs, aerial views, artist’s impressions of the ship canal under construction, coasters underway, Latchford Locks, Barton Aqueduct, a wartime scene, Mode Wheel Locks, Salford Docks, Trafford Swing Bridge, MSC trains, busy scenes in Manchester Docks, a few amateur photographs, ships of Manchester Liners – old and more recent, etc. There are also three or four cards of local canal scenes including the Bridgewater Canal ; and 26 postcards and 2 photographs of shipping on the Suez Canal ; chiefly old cards with a few rare cards published by Orient Lines. A fine & interesting collection.


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