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Birkenhead Park

Joseph Paxton

A Park Beyond The Dreams of Venice On April 5, 1847, Birkenhead Park opened to, “Great rejoicing and festivity, and in the evening there was a gorgeous display of fire-works. The day at Birkenhead, and indeed partly at Liverpool, was observed as a holiday; and the workmen at the Birkenhead Docks, 2,000 in number, each…

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