The Trickster Prince

Matt Houlbrook: mobile historian; beard growing, head shaving; occasional cycling.

Looking down on the University of Birmingham (1928)

1920s pic of the day: looking down on the University of Birmingham (1928)

Something to mark my first proper day in my new job and office at the University of Birmingham: a fantastic aerial photograph looking down on the campus in August 1928.

The image taken from the fantastic Britain From Above website: click through to find out more.

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2 comments on “Looking down on the University of Birmingham (1928)

  1. benjaminthomaswhite
    September 2, 2013

    A year earlier, here is the factory where my grandma worked (though, to keep the chronology straight, she worked there later—she was only 10 in 1927):

    http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/image/epw018935?search=jacobs%20factory&ref=0

  2. The Trickster Prince
    September 2, 2013

    Great image! This site is addictive…

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