Pictures / Maps and Views

From the humblest of beginnings when the river curled inland to the ‘pool’, chart the growth of Liverpool via views of the 13th century port, with the castle and tower of Liverpool prominent among the handful of streets in existence. Discover the city’s growth over the following centuries; see how streets emerged or vanished and marvel at the truly stunning, full colour cityscape created from the vantage point of a tethered balloon during the 1860s.