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flapdoodle
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16 of 25  Thu 24th Oct 2013 7:07pm  
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Is there a date for that picture? Looks like a pretty decent looking place. Very urban. I can't quite place where it is, though. Great picture, by the way. No doubt it was all demolished.
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dutchman
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17 of 25  Thu 24th Oct 2013 7:28pm  
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Thanks Anne Thumbs up That's the corner of White Street and Ford Street viewed from Jesson Street, in case anyone doesn't recognise it. Barnwells moved to where TJ Hughes is today.
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NeilsYard
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18 of 25  Sun 27th Oct 2013 8:47am  
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Uncovered this new terrific photo which clears everything up for me!!! Big grin Its embedded in Facebook so shout if people cannot see it and I'll add to my own photobucket and repost.
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NormK
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19 of 25  Sun 27th Oct 2013 9:20am  
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Nice one Neils, fantastic to see this shot, and taken from an unusual angle like this. Thumbs up
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dutchman
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20 of 25  Mon 25th Nov 2013 5:45pm  
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All the buildings in that area were a lot more interesting back then than they are now. Sad
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Dreamtime
Perth Western Australia
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21 of 25  Tue 26th Nov 2013 1:42am  
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What a great photo Neil and I have only just realised after all those years of using ye olde Pool Meadow that there were actually two cafes. A good photo to dissect. Any more like that?
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NeilsYard
Coventry
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22 of 25  Fri 18th Mar 2016 5:46am  
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Seeing Annes photo of Jesson St / White St etc earlier thought this was worth an add here looking the other way: Edited by member, 18th Mar 2016 6:33 am
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matchle55
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23 of 25  Mon 20th Mar 2017 7:37pm  
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On 17th Feb 2017 4:57pm, coventry49 said: Thanks MR. I knew there was an old Art School but hadn't realised it was near the Fire Station. I had a relative who went there before the war WWII. It looked a magnificent building.
As an apprentice painter and decorator I went to the art school in Ford Street from 64 to 67. The college scarves that we wore were black, white, grey and yellow and were the same as the students that went to the proper art college. In later life I made a friend who was a technical illustrator, he too was entitled to wear the same scarf, and was a bit miffed to find me wearing it as well. I used to wear it sometimes just to wind him up . Lol Lol
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Kaga simpson
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24 of 25  Sun 26th Mar 2017 11:04am  
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NeilsYard, about the third shop inside Ford Street was named 'Lawrence' sold hammers, drills, spanners etc. I had a friend that posed for the art schools, think he was paid direct by the Council, another friend of mine (female) posed as a model for one of the car factories camera club. Think the club paid her.
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coventry49
Devon
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25 of 25  Wed 17th May 2017 11:56am  
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I can't read the names on the shops in the above photo, does anyone remember whether one was a school outfitters?

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