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Belle Vue Gardens. Selby Collection


Belle Vue Gardens. Selby Collection


Photographs and postcards of Belle Vue Gardens belonging to local Belle Vue collector and enthusiast Brian Selby, who loaned them to Chetham's Library for digitisation in 2014.

Collection Items

At the Zoo “Captivity”
Bells Series (836) Postcard to May Margrave dated 8 April 1905

Belle Vue entrance, Longsight
Grosvenor Real Photograph Post Card No. 51. Postcard to Miss F. M. Lowes, Durham postmarked Manchester 24 Oct. 1909

Italian Gardens, Belle Vue
Excel Series. Postcard to Miss D. Twigg postmarked Manchester 13 Sept 1933

Belle Vue Prison
A. & G. Taylor’s ‘Reality’ series,70 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC. Postcard addressed to Miss J. Smart and postmarked 18 Nov. 1907

The Miniature Railway locomotive, “Overlander”, 27th August 1967
Date stamped on the back with the copyright notice
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