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National Trust, The Hardmans' House

The Hardmans’ House, situated just below the Anglican Cathedral on 59 Rodney Street, in the centre of Liverpool, is a fascinating place. It was once the home of the Irish-born photographer Edward Chambré Hardman (1898–1988), best known for his iconic image of the Birth of the Ark Royal. He lived there with his wife Margaret (1908–1970), who had been his assistant, from 1948. Shortly before his death he set up a Trust and bequeathed his house and contents to it, which was subsequently transferred to the National Trust in 2003.

National Trust, The Hardmans' House

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National Trust, The Hardmans' House

59 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 9EX England

01517 096261

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  • 19 October 2019

    RT @NTSpekeHall: Only week left to visit @NThardmanshouse! If you've never been, this 1950s time capsule in the city centre is a must-see f...