A trip to Paris in the 1950s

In the George Street Photography Collection, around 800 images are passport pictures or studio portraits.  It has been intriguing to imagine why the passport photographs were taken and where the subject might be going. We were delighted to find out the story behind two of the photographs when some recent visitors to Central Library recognised their relatives.  Josephine Dolan and…

Get involved! Portrait posers wanted…

Fancy making history?  Join project artist Debbie Adele Cooper in ‘Room 1’ at the next Phoenix Apparel Vegan / Vintage Fair taking place in St Helens Town Hall on Saturday 18th March. Have your portrait taken to be included alongside archive portraits from the 1950s in a new piece of artwork  that will be displayed in St Helens borough…