Research material for Leicester City Council Heritage Interpretation Panels

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Cluster One

John Breedon Everard - studio photographic portrait.  Source unknown.
Joseph Goddard - studio photographic portrait.  Source unknown
Wilmot Pilsbury - studio photographic portrait,  (De Montfort University archives).
John Biggs - Leicester City Council.  Portrait in Town Hall.  Artist unknown.
John Biggs statue, Welford Place. Source unknown.
Group cleaning John Biggs statue.  (Leicester Mercury).
Hawthorn Building where Pilsbury was first headmaster.  Aerial view. (De Montfort University archives).
The Hawthorns, Knighton Park Road.   (Contemporary photograph by Stephen Butt).
View of New Street with Turkish Baths (on right) designed by J.B.Everard.  (Leicester City Council).
Turkish baths interior detail,.  (Leicester City Council).
Turkish baths interior. Old photograph. (Leicester City Council).

Cluster Four

Emmanuel Baptist Church. (University of Leicester Special Collections/Denis Calow). (Two images).
Joseph Johnson's store in the 1870s. (Glass slide owned by Stephen Butt, no copyright).
Book cover showing Leicester Fosse committee and ground locations. (LCFC).
Joseph Johnson. Newspaper photograph. (Leicester Mercury).
Mill Lane East from Gray Street, 1958. (LCFC).
Programme with 1891/92 fixtures listed. (LCFC).
Leicester Fosse Midland League side. 1891. (LCFC).

Images - King Power

Filbert Street. Main Stand construction, 1921. (LCFC).
Filbert Street. Area shot. (LCFC).
Filbert Street.  Main Stand construction, 1921. (LCFC).
Aerial view of Filbert Sreet and power station. (Britain from Above).
Filbert Street.  Installation of new floodlights, 1957.  (LCFC).
Three contemporary views of King Power Stadium.  (Stephen Butt).
Power Station from River Soar.  (Stephen Butt).
Press photograph of Gary Lineker when playing for LCFC.  (BBC).

Images - Leicester Tigers

Programme cover for a Barbarians match.
General view of the ground.  (Stephen Butt).
The George Hotel. (Leicester Mercury).
The team with Tom Crumbie in 1921.  (Leicester Mercury). .
Tom Crumbie (Tigers archive).

Images - County Cricket

Cricketing as it was!   An archive image of a Leicester team.  Source unknown.
Inside the Leicester Power Station.  (Alamy Stock Photograph).
The Leicester Power Station. (Stephen Butt).
The cricket ground near the power station.  (Britain from Above).
A cricket team outside the original Victoria Park pavilion.  (Leicester City Council).

Images - North Evington Police Station

Two aerial views of North Evington and Wakerley's development. (Britain from Above).
Three views of the interior of Wakerley's home.  (Historic England).
Contemporary view with police car parked outside. (Leicester University).
Photographic portrait of Arthur Wakerley as Mayor.  (Leicester City Council).

Images - Raw Dykes

Cutaway graphic of Leicester's Roman Bathouse.  (Michael Coda), 1998.
The Raw Dykes.  Contemporary general view.  (Leicester Mercury).

Images - Graham Goode Motors

Carnival procession through Aylestone with Wards Vehicles. (postcard - out of copyright).
Four historic views including contemporary of Graham Goode's garage. (Graham Goode).
Turnpike milestone near Aylestone.  (Stephen Butt).
Archive image of newsagents in Aylestone.  Location unknown. 
The main road through Aylestone near Graham Goode's garage. (Postcard - out of copyright).

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