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Perch Rock Lighthouse - New Brighton Lighthouse Featured Perch Image

Perch Rock Lighthouse - New Brighton Lighthouse

Liverpool - Rock Lighthouse New Brighton - Lighthouse and crowds. Part of Box 62 Boswell Collection - Liverpool. The New Brighton Lighthouse was originally known as Perch Rock Lighthouse and construction began in 1827. Since 1 October 1973 it has not been in use as a lighthouse, having been superseded by modern navigational technology. These days the lighthouse is maintained by the Kingham family. Date: circa 1900

© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans

Guru Gobind Singh with Chitta Baz Featured Perch Image

Guru Gobind Singh with Chitta Baz

Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708) (born Gobind Rai) - the tenth Sikh Guru, a spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher. When his father, Guru Tegh Bahadur, was beheaded for refusing to convert to Islam, Guru Gobind Singh was formally installed as the leader of the Sikhs at age nine, becoming the tenth Sikh Guru. Chitta Baz, (White Falcon), is traditionally the name given to one of Guru Gobind Singh`s favourite falcons that he would carry perched on his hand when going out for on a Shikar (hunt) or for some falconry. This image of the Guru the white falcon resting upon his right hand has survived in folklore and in portraiture, and he is known to this day as chittian bajanvala, Master of the White Hawk.
late 17th century

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

The Old Curiosity Shop, Nell and grandfather in the shop Featured Perch Image

The Old Curiosity Shop, Nell and grandfather in the shop

The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens, first published in the weekly serial Master Humphrey's Clock from 1840 to 1841 and then as its own book in 1841. "Let us be beggars, " said the child, passing an arm around his neck. "I have no fear but we shall have enough." Nell comforts her grandfather in the shop while the malicious dwarf moneylender Daniel Quilp perches on the back of an armchair and watches them. Date: C.1850

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