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Custom House, Liverpool. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing the custom house at Liverpool docks with a steamship and a docked sailing vessel.

Dane Bridge. Photographed by William Blake.

Woodland scene taken at Dane Bridge, Cheshire.

Darfur Bridge. Photographed by William Blake.

Stereoscope slide with a view of Darfur Bridge, Manifold Valley, Staffordshire. This area is now part of the Peak District National Park.

Delivering wares

Crates of wares, packed with straw, are unloaded from a North Staffordshire Railway truck. Crate-making was an auxilliary trade that served the pottery industry. Fragile finished wares needed protection ...

Demolition of a Pot Bank, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Industrial landscape showing the demolition of a pot bank. Taken at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Dominic Street, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

Dominic Street runs east off Richmond Street in Hartshill. Until the 1950s it was known as Gordon Street. The houses at the top ends of the street date from the early 1900s, those at the bottom around ...

Donkeys, Blackpool. Photographed by William Blake.

Group portrait of holiday makers taking a donkey ride on Blackpool Beach, Lancashire. The base of Blackpool Tower can be seen in the background.

Donkeys, Blackpool. Photographed by William Blake.

Portrait of two boys taking a donkey ride on Blackpool Beach, Lancashire. One of the town's piers can be seen in the background.

Doulton Sanitary Ware Pottery, Fenton

This photograph shows the Doulton Sanitary Potteries works which fronted into the Trent & Mersey Canal. The photograph was taken from the Whieldon Road bridge over the canal, looking southwards. The ...

Doulton's sanitary ware pottery, Fenton

Doulton's Sanitary ware works alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal and Whieldon Road was originally the Colonial Pottery belonging to Winkle & Wood, producing a wide range of earthenware. This photograph ...

Dovedale. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape taken at Dovedale, Derbyshire. This view shows a bridge over the River Dove. This area is now part of the Peak District National Park.

Down platform, Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station

A view from the down (northbound) platform of Stoke Station. The photographer noted that "smoke from (steam) engines makes it dull". Soon after the photograph was taken, the lines were electrified (1967) ...

Dr Parkes' house, Longton

The front of Dr Parkes' house from Sheaf Passage. This property, possibly 84, Normacot Road, had been the local headquarters of the Blackshirts, a fascist organisation of the inter-war period.

Draycott. Photographed by William Blake.

Village scene including a lady and two young cyclists. Taken at Draycott, Staffordshire.

Drummond Street, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

Drummond Street (Victoria Street until the 1950s) was just off High Street, Goldenhill. The area has been cleared of houses and is now occupied by the Goldenhill Community Hall. There is a date tablet ...

Duke Street, Fenton

This photograph was taken east of Duke Street alongside the railway line to Longton and Stoke. Longton is towards the top. The building on the right stands on the site of Oldfield's old colliery, brick ...

Dunn & Bennett's Dalehall canal side works, Middleport

the photograph shows the back of Dunn & Bennett's Dalehall Works on the Trent & Mersey canal in Middleport. Dunn & Bennett started producing earthenware and ironstone in Burslem in the 1870s. The Dalehall ...

East Street in Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

The gas lamp cleaner in East Street. East street with its neighbours Central Street and West Street were three streets between present day Albany Street and Gilbert Street in Goldenhill. The terraced ...