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A Case History

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Address: Liverpool, England

Unique sculpture that evokes that time in recent history when many...

Unique sculpture that evokes that time in recent history when many immigrants passed through the city of Liverpool on their way to start a new life in Ireland and North America.

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Lovely and quirky

We stumbled across this fascinating little piece of street art, and were then really pleased to see that it is a memorial to John Lennon. Some of the other reviewers of this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 February 2017
Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stumbled across this fascinating little piece of street art, and were then really pleased to see that it is a memorial to John Lennon. Some of the other reviewers of this feature seem to have been somewhere utterly different. It looks like a collection of old suitcases, but on close inspection, they are all made of concrete. It certainly... More 

Thank mjc404
Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went to the museum today how uninspiring, boring , rubbish put together , even the staff just stood around doing nothing glad I didn't pay to go in very disappointed, the old train ,carts truck were good, some things were old some thing were just made up,to look old There no interaction with the kids no one speaking to... More 

Thank Lisa P
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A CASE HISTORY is a wonderful piece of street art that can make you smile with its quirky random layout and location and also make you stand and think about the imagination that has taken place from our city over the many years. The cases are interesting as is the guitar and if your passing it for the first time... More 

2 Thank Neil K
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Millers and carters in Albert Dock Liverpool , our waiter Kieran Proved to be A most knowledgeable and well informed young man who made our meal all the more enjoyable. The steak he recommended was delicious, well cooked & presented. The wine he recommended was the perfect accompaniment. We were treated in a most efficient, professional & friendly manner. All... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Imagine a whole load of cases dumped on a city centre pavement. Outrageous you might think but with artistic licence, the Hope Street, Liverpool art installation is a thought-provoking, social statement and reminder of the immigrants who sailed from the port of this great city. Go and treat yourself, there's nothing like it in the whole world.

2 Thank JohnTripAdviser
Lancashire, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

The cases depict the luggage of the many immigrants that left Liverpool for a new life in America or Ireland. I think they are good and create a lot of interest from visitors to Hope Street.

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Manchester England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Standing at the corner of Hope Street and Mount Street, perhaps the cases symbolise the journey of faith between the city's two incredible cathedrals. Certainly they're a quirky monument to this seafaring city and its dubious history of slavery. It also pays homage to the city's musical heritage - guitar cases at the top of the very street where at... More 

1 Thank Mike Arran
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

I love this type of art ,it's fun free and makes you smile as you walk by.makes nice seating as well.not sure of the story or history of them .but check them out .a lot of tours stop by these so you could find out what they stand for.

1 Thank blondyliz5
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

So random! I liked reading all the passenger tags. Worth a look if you're passing. Not far from the Cathedral.

Thank JDLove83
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

This is an interesting piece of art UN the cut which is well worth a visit especially as there is so much to do in the area.

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