Birchfield Library, Perry Barr

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Date:1952

Description:Interior of Birchfield Public Library, Perry Barr, looking remarkably smart in 1952. The building dates from 1874 but only became a branch library in 1886. Many of the books on the right sport traditional library bindings with leather spines.


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1770s
Birchfield Road, Perry Barr
Birchfield Road, Perry Barr

The Birchfield Road underpass, Perry Barr, opened in 1962.

1890s
Birchfield Branch Library
Birchfield Branch Library

This building on Birchfield Road was once known as the Perry Barr Institute. It ...

1920s
Birchfield Road, Perry Barr
Birchfield Road, Perry Barr

Birchfield Road, Perry Barr from a postcard. On the right is the Birchfield Picture ...

1950s
Birchfield Library, Perry Barr
Birchfield Library, Perry Barr

Birchfield Public Library, Perry Barr. This 1952 interior view with no signs of ...

1980s
Birchfield Road, Perry Barr
Birchfield Road, Perry Barr

A deserted Birchfield Road Underpass, Perry Barr, by night.

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