The very last act of the American civil war - Captain Waddell of the CCS Shenandoah (built in the UK), walking up the steps of Liverpool Town Hall surrendering his vessel to the Lord Mayor, after sailing 'home' from Alaska to surrender. The shipping offices in Rumford Place Liverpool were the Embassy of the Confederate States during the American Civil War. The CCS Shenandoah was the only Confederate ship to circumnavigate the world.
Some fine old doors there Doc ! 😀 D'you know they are bring prised out and sold as architectural salvage - often at high prices - to be mounted in hotels, houses as feature walls ? Otherwise I guess new owners would cast them out for firewood 😱
Besides enjoying grand panoramas of a city, I think it's good to look at the smaller things, too. It's often these that makes a place interesting and reveal a lot about its character. Details of architecture are among these facets,...
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