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Post Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:29 pm

Question for the Liverpudlians?

In a word, what symbol says Liverpool to you?
I mean an old symbol, not the Beatles.
Doing a family reunion logo, the originators of the clan were married in 1866 at St. Nicholas Church. I have heard that this is known as The Sailor's Church.
The man was from Ireland, the woman was English.
Would like to incorporate some sort of icon, if at all possible.
Would like to get away from all the Irish type things the family has used in the past and take a different direction.
The only thing I can think of is the ornamentation on canal boats but that might not be simple enough.
Thanks.
I can only imagine the stuff Harry is going to post but I really am serious.
Love....Jill
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Post Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:34 pm

:D :D I must have a very bad reputation! :o



How about the Liver Bird though? (pronounced Live R not the body part...lol)
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Google Liver Bird for graphic representations.
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Post Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:16 pm

Titanic




Maybe not! :oops:
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Post Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:48 pm

Maybe this?? :lol1:
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Post Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:07 pm

Not a modern symbol.
That could pass for my hometown.
I like the bird but am scared of making it too copycat.
What about the ship weathervane on the church?
I was also thinking of those things with the belt and buckle.
But I can't remember what they are called to Google one!
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Post Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:10 pm

Seriously Jill, I am with Harry on this one. The liver bird is the way to go in my opinion

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Post Thu Mar 18, 2010 10:12 pm

liver bird here too, do a google on liverpool symbol and you get this

http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&so ... =&gs_rfai=
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Post Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:05 pm

Liver Bird is definitely a symbol of Liverpool but you might have to be careful how you use it if they are Evertonians


What about the Mersey Ferry?
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Post Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:53 am

One of Liverpools greatest underated icons
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C49gfp-ikzI&feature=related[/youtube]
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Post Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:02 am

Got to be the Liver Bird or the Mersey Ferry :D
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Post Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:12 am

calm down calm down
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Post Fri Mar 19, 2010 1:33 pm

Liver birds.

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Post Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:30 pm

I have to agree with John - go with the Liver birds
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Post Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:42 pm

or one of the churches but don't get your Catholic and Protestant mixed up if its important :-?
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Post Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:44 pm

John Harding wrote:don't get your Catholic and Protestant mixed up

There's no mistaking Paddy's Wigwam. :D
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Post Fri Mar 19, 2010 5:38 pm

These are definitely bigtime Catholics.
There will probably be a Mass held at the reunion, and afterwards the priest will have a beer and play cards with my elderly aunts.

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