Nicklin, Phyllis (1964) Mason Orphanage, Erdington, Birmingham - 3rd image. [Image] (Unpublished)
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Photograph of the Mason Orphanage in Erdington. Sir Josiah Mason of Kidderminster was the benefactor of the Orphanage which was built of brick with dressings of Tower Hill, Derbyshire and Shrewsbury stone, in the Italian style, from designs by Mr. J.R. Botham, architect, of Birmingham. There are two towers, one 150 feet high serving as a ventilation shaft for the entire building, with the other containing a clock.
|Type of Work:||Image|
|School/Faculty:||Faculties (to 1997) > Faculty of Education|
|Department:||Department of Extramural Studies|
Scanned by the Chrysalis project in 2004, from original 35mm slides held at the University of Birmingham.
See the location now via Google Maps (52.5332,-1.8246)
|Series/Collection Name:||Birmingham's Buildings and Urban Topography|
|Keywords:||Birmingham, Erdington, orphanages, Josiah Mason|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions|
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
|Funders:||Museums, Libraries and Archives (MLA) West Midlands|
|Copyright Status:||Copyright and database rights in this material belong to MLA West Midlands and the University of Birmingham. The photographic image is available to download and redistribute for non-commercial purposes.|
|Copyright Holders:||University of Birmingham|
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