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Liverpool and Wirral

Robert Lester | Lady Chapel_ Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Lady Chapel_ Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

This was the first part of the cathedral to be completed and is the view looking from the main body of the chapel
Robert Lester |  Lady Chapel Arch_ Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.mono.

Lady Chapel Arch_ Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.mono.

This was the first part of the cathedral to be completed and is the view looking from the main body of the chapel
Robert Lester | Swiss Bridge

Swiss Bridge

This is the Swiss Bridge in Birkenhead park on the wirral peninsular. The park is reputed to be the inspiration for New York`s Central park.
Robert Lester | Swiss Bridge,Birkenhead Park-mono

Swiss Bridge,Birkenhead Park-mono

Birkenhead`s Swiss Bridge , located in Birkenhead Park, bathed in Autumn morning light. The Swiss Bridge, a 23-foot pedestrian span of stringer construction built in 1847, is unique as being the only covered bridge of traditional wooden construction (similar to North American and European covered bridges) in the United Kingdom. It was modelled after similar wooden bridges in Switzerland.
Robert Lester | Liverpool supermoon with reflections

Liverpool supermoon with reflections

This is the Port of Liverpool building on the river mersey, ( one of the three graces, Port of liverpool,Cunard and Liver buildings) and part of the world heritage status site.
Robert Lester | Birkenhead park lake, Roman boathouse

Birkenhead park lake, Roman boathouse

This is the `Roman Boathouse` in Birkenhead park, wirral. Situated on one of the two magnificent lakes in the park. In 1850, American landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted arrived by ship in Liverpool. During his stay in Northwest England, he paid a visit to Birkenhead Park and enterprising spirit that are supposed to distinguish the nineteenth century. In 1858, he and Calvert Vaux won the competition to design Central Park, for New York.
Robert Lester | Royal Liver Building

Royal Liver Building

This is one of the famous `three graces` which stand as a symbol of Liverpool`s iconic waterfront. Topped by one of the Liver Birds , each of which stands at 18 feet tall. The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site in Liverpool, England. It comprises six locations in the city centre of Liverpool including the Pier Head, Albert Dock and William Brown Street, and includes many of the city's most famous landmarks.
Robert Lester | Albert dock, Liverpool

Albert dock, Liverpool

This is a view at Liverpool waterfront, looking from the Albert dock ( a major tourist attraction) towards The iconic `Liver building` Note the famous Liver birds atop the building. The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site
Robert Lester |  Palm House at  Sefton Park,Liverpool

Palm House at Sefton Park,Liverpool

Sefton Park Palm House in Liverpool, contains plant specimens from around the world.
Robert Lester | Sefton park palm house

Sefton park palm house

This victorian palm house located in Sefton park Liverpool, contains plant specimens from around the world.
Robert Lester | Sefton park, the palm house

Sefton park, the palm house

Sefton park, the palm house, This victorian palm house located in Sefton park Liverpool, contains plant specimens from around the world.
Robert Lester | Number `9`, Liverpool Museum

Number `9`, Liverpool Museum

The spiral staircase in the ultra modern , waterfront based, Liverpool Museum, located at the pier head near the ferry terminal.
Robert Lester | Wheel of Liverpool

Wheel of Liverpool

The Wheel of Liverpool is on the Keel Wharf waterfront of the River Mersey in Liverpool. It is sometimes called theEcho Wheel of Liverpool.
Robert Lester | The Wheel of Liverpool

The Wheel of Liverpool

Liverpool big wheel located by Liverpools Abert and Kings Docks
Robert Lester | Liverpool waterfront

Liverpool waterfront

World famous and world heritage sight, The Liverpool waterfront as seen from the Wirral peninsular
Robert Lester | MV. Royal_Iris _Liverpool

MV. Royal_Iris _Liverpool

The Ferry Royal Iris passes along the Mersey in front of Liverpool waterfront
Robert Lester | Waiting

Waiting

The wreck of a boat lying at Heswall on the Wirral, on the banks of the river Dee
Robert Lester | Parkgate promenade and  Dee marsh.

Parkgate promenade and Dee marsh.

Parkgate, a once bustling port which was superceded by the rise of Liverpool and the gradual silting up of the river Dee. Lady Emma Hamilton, who was born in nearby Ness, stayed there as Did Handel, embarking on his way to Ireland to his 1st Performance of the Messiah. Hilbre island is just visible on the left horizon
Robert Lester | Liver building Liverpool

Liver building Liverpool

This is one of the famous `three graces` which stand as a symbol of Liverpool`s iconic waterfront. Topped by one of the Liver Birds , each of which stands at 18 feet tall.
Robert Lester | Birkenhead docks reflection

Birkenhead docks reflection

Atmospheric view of Birkenhead docks with the Liverpool Anglican cathedral in the center background.
Robert Lester | Liverpool Blood moon

Liverpool Blood moon

Liverpools iconic Liver bird, atop the waterfronts liver buildings acts as the foreground to the super moon as it rises over the city before being eclipsed that night to become blood moon
Robert Lester | Liverpool morning

Liverpool morning

The drama of Liverpools famous waterfront as a shaft of sunlight breaks through the cloud and falls on the Anglican cathedral. The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site in Liverpool, England. It comprises six locations in the city centre of Liverpool including the Pier Head, Albert Dock and William Brown Street, and includes many of the city's most famous landmarks.
Robert Lester | Royal Liver buildings

Royal Liver buildings

The Royal Liver Building is a Grade I listed building in Liverpool, England. It is located at the Pier Head and along with the neighbouring Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool Building is one of Liverpool's Three Graces, which line the city's waterfront. It is also part of Liverpool's UNESCO-designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City.
Robert Lester | Liverpool Super Moon 2

Liverpool Super Moon 2

Liverpools iconic Liver bird, atop the waterfronts liver buildings acts as the foreground to the supermoon as it rises over the city. Sept 2015
Robert Lester | Mist over the Mersey

Mist over the Mersey

The world renowned Liver birds look down as a sailing boat passes the Liver buildings , Liverpool as it makes it`s way down the river Mersey. The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site in Liverpool, England. It comprises six locations in the city centre of Liverpool including the Pier Head, Albert Dock and William Brown Street, and includes many of the city's most famous landmarks.