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Liverpool Landing Stage Vintage Postcards

The port of Liverpool including the Mersey, Gladstone, and other Docks and the Harbor area. The landing stage was used by many of the great steamship lines including Anchor Line, Bibby Line, Blue Funnel Line, Canadian Pacific, Cunard, Cunard White Star, Donaldson, RMSP, Yeoward Line, and others.

Pierhead and River, Liverpool

Liverpool Pier Head on the East Bank of the River Mersey - ca 1910

Liverpool Pier Head on the East Bank of the River Mersey - ca 1910
GGA Image # 87af29da21

Part of Valentine's Series, this postally unused and undated postcard likely dates from around 1910. The original title of Pierhead and River was updated to the current use of Pier Head. If you look closely towards the left, a double-decker bus (motorized) is visible. They were in service from about 1906.

Back Side of Pierhead and River, Liverpool

Back Side of Pierhead and River, Liverpool
GGA Image ID # 7e8aa48a2f

Liverpool Landing Stage JV 97707

Tugboats Guide the Cunard Steamship out to Sea with Liverpool Landing Shown in Background

Tugboats Guide the Cunard Steamship out to Sea with Liverpool Landing Shown in Background | GGA Image ID # 9dd8f27204

In the far background, you can see the Liverpool Dock Office building and just to the right of that, the Cunard Line building. This postally unused postcard from Valentines' "Photo Brown" Series likely dates from the 1920s.

Back Side of Liverpool Landing Stage JV 97707

Back Side of Liverpool Landing Stage JV 97707
GGA Image ID # 4f0052de97

Landing Stage, Liverpool Colorized Photo Postcard

A Tugboat and Steamship Are Secured to the Landing Stage

A Tugboat and Steamship Are Secured to the Landing Stage
GGA Image ID # 59d62a75ed

This early 1900s postcard shows some people strolling in the foreground, with a slightly dense crowd of people beginning with the first steamship in view and extending the remainder of the landing stage until out of sight. Birthday greetings are spread on the back of this postcard.

Back Side of Landing Stage, Liverpool Colorized Photo Postcard

Back Side of Landing Stage, Liverpool Colorized Photo Postcard
GGA Image ID # 4be3e59a5c

The Dock Offices and Landing Stage, Liverpool

Tender at the Landing Stage Ready for Boarding

Tender at the Landing Stage Ready for Boarding
GGA Image ID # 6f8363e2f1

The Dock Offices loom large in the backdrop of the landing stage in what appears to be a windy day on the Mersey River. A tender is parked aside the landing stage with people waiting in the queue to board. Postally unused, this PCNCL (Post Card Novelty Company, Liverpool) dates from the late 1800s to early 1900s. The postcard was printed in Germany.

Back Side of The Dock Offices and Landing Stage, Liverpool

Back Side of The Dock Offices and Landing Stage, Liverpool
GGA Image ID # 935968394c

Liner at Landing Stage, Liverpool - JV56120

Cunarder Now Boarding at the Landing Stage

Cunarder Now Boarding at the Landing Stage
GGA Image ID # 2a5e7c20dc

A Cunard Ocean Liner is boarding passengers with many folks waiting on the landing stage to see their friends and family off on their voyage. A sign on the bottom left reads "Daily Sailings -- City of Dublin Steam Packet Co. Liverpool to Dublin in EIght... [Hours]. This Valentine's "Colourtone" Series postcard is postally unused, but likely dates from the early 1920s.

Back Side of Liner at Landing Stage, Liverpool - JV56120

Back Side of Liner at Landing Stage, Liverpool - JV56120
GGA Image ID # 2edafeaa26

The Liverpool Landing Stage B&W Postcard

The Liverpool Landing Stage in Cloudy Weather

The Liverpool Landing Stage in Cloudy Weather
GGA Image ID # 4d84654fb1

This somewhat "Gloomy" image of the early 1900s was published by G. G. Walmsley of Liverpool in their "Bird's Eye" Series. Two small ships are visible while only one was secured to the landing stage. A large group of people is visible on the landing stage.

Back Side of The Liverpool Landing Stage B&W Postcard

Back Side of The Liverpool Landing Stage B&W Postcard
GGA Image ID # 6563d153b7

Liverpool - Liners at Landing Stage

Real Photograph of Ocean Liners at Liverpool Landing Stage

Real Photograph of Ocean Liners at Liverpool Landing Stage
GGA Image ID # 9c9c9d7164

The back of the postcard states "This is a real photograph" of ocean liners docked at the landing stage. The photograph is dark from overcast skies and reveals only a few people walking along the landing. The postcard is undated, but we believe it dates from the 1910s.t

Back Side of Liverpool - Liners at Landing Stage

Back Side of Liverpool - Liners at Landing Stage
GGA Image ID # 84b0f8a6d3

Colorized View of U.S. Ocean Liner in the process of Docking at Landing Stage

1905 "Home Sweet Home" - View of Landing Stage Liverpool

1905 "Home Sweet Home" - View of Landing Stage Liverpool
GGA Image ID # 775980d25d

Postally used colorized postcard of the landing stage shows a view typical of the late 1800s. The painting depicts a large group of people gathering about where the American steamship will eventually dock. A horse-drawn flatbed carriage is clearly visible in the foreground. A Tug and small craft are noticeable in the water between the ship and the landing stage. The Boston postmark was dated 2 September 1905. Postcard publisher was not disclosed but numbered 6074.

Back Side of Colorized View of U.S. Ocean Liner in the process of Docking at Landing Stage

Back Side of Colorized View of U.S. Ocean Liner in the process of Docking at Landing Stage | GGA Image ID # 105eaf93a0

Departure of Atlantic Liner - Landing Stage Liverpool

How Do You Do? At the Landing Stage After Departure of Atlantic Liner

How Do You Do? At the Landing Stage After Departure of Atlantic Liner
GGA Image ID # 447e80081d

Whatever happened here is left to the imagination. This postally unused card likely dates from the late 1800s to early 1900s is the first card we have encountered that doesn't show a steamship in view. There are a considerable number of people filling the lower and upper landing stage with Building 46 and the words "Belfast" and "River" clearly visible on the roof. Postcard identified as #7001 Published by Hugo Lang & Co., Liverpool.

Back Side of Departure of Atlantic Liner - Landing Stage Liverpool

Back Side of Departure of Atlantic Liner - Landing Stage Liverpool
GGA Image ID # 7b1593c054

Colorized Glossy Photo of the Liverpool Landing Stage - 1908

Well-Done Colorized Glossy of Liverpool Landing Stage

Well-Done Colorized Glossy of Liverpool Landing Stage
GGA Image ID # 24627eb778

Beautiful F. Harmann postally used postcard is from their Real Glossy Series G. 1079/10, postmarked 25 July 1908. The message is unique in that it is written upside-down sent to a New Zealand address and postmarked at Crewe Railway Station in Crewe, Cheshire, England. There are several horse-drawn carriages on the landing stage which suggests this photograph dates from the late 1800s to very early 1900s. There are several ocean liners visible, two more clearly than the rest. The steamer in the foreground has smoke billowing from its smokestacks so it may be in the process of starting up for the next voyage. The landing stage itself is lightly populated.

Back Side of Colorized Glossy Photo of the Liverpool Landing Stage - 1908

Back Side of Colorized Glossy Photo of the Liverpool Landing Stage - 1908 | GGA Image ID # 1c323a182e

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