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Something quite different!

Stumbled across this terrific street art while visiting the two Cathedrals. I just loved it, quite... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
itchyfeet2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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This is a different kind of street art. I really didn't understand it at the time. I was visiting... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
joycep883
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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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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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stumbled across this terrific street art while visiting the two Cathedrals. I just loved it, quite different and so well done. Poignant tribute to all the immigration to and from Liverpool. Liked the music cases with P McCartneys name on.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

This is a different kind of street art. I really didn't understand it at the time. I was visiting The Art School John Lennon attended beside it and it caught my eye and I took a few pictures.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

A Case History is a fantastic piece of street art located in the wonderful Georgian Quarter of Liverpool. The work of John King ,the suitcases have been around since 1998 and if you examine the labels on the cases you will see they belong to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 26 October 2018

...this exhibit is a tribute to those immigrants arriving into, or passing through, the city of Liverpool. it's such an unusual sight to come across on your average street that it made us stop for a few minutes to take it in and learn about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

A Case History by the Canadian artist John King (1998) is located at what used to be the junction of Mount and Hope Street. This wonderful piece of concrete street art comprises of bags and cases strewn and stacked across the public thoroghfare. Labels on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Members of my own family passed through Liverpool on their way to the New World, so I have a particular fondness for this unique sculpture which reflects on the numerous journeys made by immigrants from across Europe and beyond. A striking and poignant peace of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Howi58
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Where else would you get a collection of suitcases of old famous faces except in fabulous Liverpool. This is street art from the heart, it is great to be able to touch the art. You almost feel connected to the people and their journeys. Check...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank frisby70
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Need to know the history and read about it before visiting as it's just a pile of suit cases on the ground. It's not a busy or typical attraction in Liverpool.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank weeezoo
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had read about this when researching what to do in Liverpool and then promptly forgot all about it. So it was a very pleasant surprise when we stumbled upon it whilst traversing between the two cathedrals via Hope Street. The why and wherefore has...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

A Case History is an awesome piece of street art that at first glance appears to be a set of random concrete cases that pass as some sort of clever street art ,this was my first impression when I saw it but after a little...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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