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Saturday, 17 August 2013

More Quarry Bank: September, 1952.


An anonymous "readah" has very kindly sent a first generation scan of the above pic, providing much more detail. Such as:


In slightly related shiznizzle, a pic of the Old Dutch on Penny Lane, co-proprietor of which was, o' course, for a while, Mr Pete Shotton, and a place much frequented by them Beatles on their way home from city centre gigs:


As previously noted, the sign endures, though little else does.

5 comments:

  1. i see the sme Picture but not more

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  2. Ahh, pedantry. OK...to spell it out - this one is a first generation copy ie much better quality, and higher resolution than the previous one. You can see much more detail as a result if you download the pic and zoom in. That is the "more" bit. (Sighs deeply.)

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  3. (...in exasperation...lest there be any etc.).

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  4. That's john while in Dovedale Primary School. I don't see why it says Quarry Bank

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  5. No, it is Quarry Bank, very shortly after John et al went in to the first form (1R). Teachers (or "Masters") didn't wear robes at Dovedale, for one thing.

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