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Can you name the Belfast street where this photo was taken in 1962?

Published 26/10/2015

Belfast, Northern Ireland, with curbstones painted red white and blue. Pic Brian Seed
Belfast, Northern Ireland, with curbstones painted red white and blue. Pic Brian Seed
Belfast. Shankill Road. 5/5/1977
Ulster Defence Association/U.D.A: 1972. UDA Land Rover patrol followed by a foot patrol leaves its base to set out on a routine patrol in the Shankill Road area. 02/07/72
Mrs Elizabeth McDowell show the keys of her new home, as she prepares to move just 13 doors along Cambrai Street, off the Shankill Road, where she had lived for 57 years. 14/9/1978
No. 68 Shankill Road Tram Bus.
Belfast. Shankill Road. 12/2/1970
World War 2: VE - Day. Glenwood Street, Shankill Road, Belfast decorations. (08/05/1945)
Billy Bingham and Alan McDonald with members of the First Shankill NI Supporters Club. Alan is being presented with the Northern Ireland Player of the Tournament award by club chairman, Winston Hutchinson. 14/11/1987
Riots. Belfast Shankill Road. A woman hads out tea and biscuits to the troops. 27/9/1970
Linfield legend Jackie Milburn is beseiged by autograph hunters when he opened Hazlett's Electrical on the Shankill Road. 5/7/1969
The launch of the Shankill Summer Festival, sponsored by the Ulster Bank, was started off in grand style when John Henning took Jean Scott (left) and Christine Seaton, both from the Shankill Road branch, on a tour of the area. 5/6/1985
WORLD WAR 1: 36TH ULSTER DIVISION First World War. Men from the Shankill armed and ready for the 1914-18 war.
WORLD WAR II: BELFAST AIR RAIDS. PERCY STREET. April/May 1941.Shankill Road. AR 137.
Ulster Defence Association/U.D.A: 1972. On the alert complete with radio are two Shankill Road Loyalists. 27/05/72.
The Shankill Road member. 1972
Riots : Belfast. August 1969. Police with batons drawn rioters on Belfast's 'protestant' Shankill Road area. (3/8/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Troops search a car on the Shankill Road following the shootings on Saturday night. (12/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Shankill Road (11/10/69)
Steel helmeted police at a burning barricade across Shankill Road, Belfast, littered with stones and debris after a spree of rioting. 1969
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. A British soldier keeps guard behind a sandbag barrier as he faces the protestant crowd which had gathered on the Shankill Road above Agnes Street. C.S. gas was used to disperse the crowd who retreared behind the barricade. (13/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Policemen queue for cups of tea and sandwiches from a mobile canteen in a side street off the Shankill Road last night. (13/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. A soldier 'frisks' a civilian at Peter's Hill near the Shankill Road. (11/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. August 1969. Pyre of smoke rises from the burnt out cars set alight on the protestant Shankill Road, Belfast, after rioters fought fierce battles with police. 3/8/69
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. The scene in Belfast as a soldier searches a civilian in the Shankill Road area of Belfast following Saturday night's violence. (12/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. January 1971. Destroyed by the flames of riot - two cars that were taken from Kelly Bros., Shankill Road, and used as a barricade. Mechanics prepare to remove the hulks. (25/01/1971)
Riots : Belfast. August 1969. Police move in after milk bottles were thrown from the flats at Unity Place, Peters Hill, Belfast at a crowd of people on the Shankill Road waiting for the Junior Orangemen to march past. (2/8/69)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Soldiers view of rioters from the bus barricade at the corner of Snugville Street and Shankill Road. (28/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. A Red Cross worker tends to the wounds of a civilian injured during the fighting in Belfast's Shankill Road. (12/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Troops with an excavator cleaning up the Shankill Road following the serious trouble in the area at the weekend. (12/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Members of the 1st. Battalion Kings Regiment shelter behind their full length shields, as they are stoned by civilians at the junction of Snugville Street and James Street on the Shankill Road, Belfast. (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. A motorist passing through Shankill Road is ordered from his car by troops at a check point and is frisked. (12/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. A soldier moves into position on the roof of a building to cover any sniper fire on the Shankill Road area. (11/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Shankill Road (11/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Shankill Road Riots (11/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Smashed windscreen of an army landrover during the Shankill Road Riot. (12/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Hands against the wall - a scene from the Shankill Road rioting. (28/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. A motorist is searched by a soldier on the Shankill Road. (12/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Shankill Road Riots (11/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Crowds protesting over the Government's acceptance of the Hunt Report on the police block, the Shankill Road this afternoon at the Agnes Street junction. (11/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. A youth is led away by soldiers after a sweep to clear rioters from the Shankill Road. (28/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Men of the 1st Battalion King's Regiment protecting themselves behind riot shields in Snugville Street, from stones, during the Shankill Road rioting. (26/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Men of the 1st Battalion Kings Regiment stand guard at the junction of Snugville Street and James Street during the Shankill rioting. (26/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road. (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Troops keep a youth against a wall, taken during the army sweep on rioters in the Shankill Road. (28/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Shankill Road Riots (11/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Troops crouch behind armoured cars drawn at the junction of Agnes Street and Shankill Road this morning. A protestant mob had earlier been dispersed by C.S. Gas and had retreated behind their own barricade some 150 yards up the street. Three shots were fired down the Shankill Road earlier in the confrontation. (13/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. A soldier tries to pull burning wood from a overturned lorry which was used as a barricade and set alight at Northumberland Street and Shankill Road, Belfast. The soldier on the right is holding his companions rifle. (28/09/70)
Riots : Belfast. January and February 1970. Shankill Road (29/01/70)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road. (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road. (27/09/70)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road. (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Soldiers stop and search motorists and their vehicles on the Shankill Road following the weekend of violence. (11/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. January 1971. Shankill Road (25/01/1971)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Protestant children and the British Army in Shankill Road area, Belfast. (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road. (27/09/1970
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road. (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. January and February 1970. Army reinforcements stand by in Upper North Street ready to deal with the hooligans blocking Shankill Road. (29/01/70)
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. An overturned van and broken paving slabs bear witness to a night's rioting on the Shankill road. (27/09/1970)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Soldiers take up strategic positions on a roof on Shankill Road. (11/10/69)
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Soldiers take cover from snipers behind a barricade of armoured cars lined across the Shankill Road at Agnes Street. (13/10/69)
Shankill bomb atrocity
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. An injured civilian sits on the ground after being arrested by men of the 1st Battalion of the King's Regiment during serious rioting at the junction of Snugville Street and James Street on the Shankill Road, Belfast. (26/09/1970)
UDA members being carried in a Land Rover along the Shankill Road. 22/05/72.
News on the Shankill-the UWC notice board on the Shankill Road recieved a lot of attention from passersby. Ulster Workers Council Strike
Roads: Shankill Road/1922/ The cloth cap gamblers pictured.
Riots : Belfast. September 1970. Shankill Road (27/09/1970)
WORLD WAR II: V.E. DAY CELEBRATIONS BELFAST 1945. Decorations at Glenwood Street, Shankill Road, Belfast. 8/5/45
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Two fire engines turn back when they encounter gunfire on the Shankill Road and race back towards the relative safety of Peters Hill. A soldier crouches in the road, ready to answer fire. (12/10/69)
Shankill bomb atrocity
Shankill bomb atrocity
Northern Ireland celebrates the Queen's Coronation (1953). Shankill Road (01/06/1953) Queen Elizabeth. Coronation
Orange Order. 12th July 1989. Showing the true spirit of the glorious Twelfth, that's (from left) Mrs Eileen McAllister, of Denmark Street, of Shankill Road, Belfast, and Mrs Margaret Mills, of Bishopbriggs, Glasgow.
Orange Order. 12th July 1989. Six-year-old Raymond Buchanan, from Belfast's Shankill Road, beating his drum in Royal Avenue.
Riots : Belfast. October 1969. Police, Red Cross workers and Pressmen keep back from the entrance to the Shankill Road at Townsend Street as sniper fire whistles down the street. (12/10/69)

Can you identify this street in Belfast?

It was pictured in the sixties by Brian Seed, who describes himself as "an ancient Brit now living in the US".

He said: "Back in 1962 I was the photographer for a Time-Life book on Ireland..  I have always liked the attached Belfast photo, but where was it taken?"

The red, white and blue curbstones give a clue, as does the church tower in the background.

Perhaps, using the power of social media, we can even name the little redhead girl on the tricycle and her pal.

Comment below if you can help.

Photos of Belfast from the Belfast Telegraph archives:

Belfast City Hall. Donegall Square. Under construction in 1903. The Earl of Glasgow unveiling the statue of Sir Edward J Harland in the grounds of the new City Hall.
Belfast City Hall. Donegall Square. Under construction in 1903. The Earl of Glasgow unveiling the statue of Sir Edward J Harland in the grounds of the new City Hall.
Donegall Square North and East. Belfast. 26/7/1948 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Looking along the Ormeau Road to the gasworks from Short & Harlands recreation club. 19/3/1948
Royal Avenue, Belfast, from Castle Place looking towards North Street (from first floor level.) 19/5/1936
Crowds in Donegall Place for Student's Day, from the top of the City Hall. Belfast. 3/5/1935
Antrim Road, Belfast. January 1934
A block of derelict houses in Divis Street, Belfast, ready for demolishing. 28/12/1934
Queens Square, Belfast. 27/10/1933
Victoria Hall, Victoria Street, Belfast. 20/6/1932
Workmen replace the old Donegall Road bridge spanning the Great Northern Railway main line. 17/3/1954
Belfast. Streets. City Centre. Donegall Square. Belfast City Hall. 1932
Belfast : High Street, looking down at the Albert Clock. 1932
Belfast : High Street, looking down at the Albert Clock. 13/1/1932
Royal Avenue, Belfast, from Castle Place looking towards North Street (from first floor level.) 16/3/1948
Donegall Square East, Showing a row of parked cars. Belfast 10/9/1928 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Shipyard workers watching the launch of the "Canberra". 11/3/1960 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Shankill Road at Canmore St.looking citywards, Belfast. 17/11/1943 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Victoria Square, Belfast, from Victoria Street. Davis & Co. automobile engineers, Cantrell & Cochrane factory. 24/8/1939 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Victoria Square, Belfast, with Cantrell & Cochrane delivery lorry. 3/5/1946 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Wilson's Court, Belfast. A narrow alley between High Street and Ann Street. Sign for "Lavery's". Gas bracket lamp. 16/5/1941 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Corner of North Street and Waring Street, Belfast. The Belfast Bank head office (formerly The Northern Bank). 22/9/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Old clothes market, Smithfield, Belfast. 5/1/1937 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Cattle pens at The Great Northern Railway Station, Belfast, from the Albert Bridge. 2/9/1943 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
The Mater Hospital, Crumlin Road, Belfast. 15/9/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
The Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, from the Grosvenor Road. 21/9/1925BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Chichester St. looking towards Donegall Square North. Belfast. 3/1/1941 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Chichester St. from Victoria St. junction. Belfast. 3/5/1946 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Donegall Square East, with air raid shelters, from the roof of the Robinson & Cleaver building, Belfast. Top of photo cut of by the censor. 22/9/1943 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Belfast city centre, looking towards the City Hall and the hills beyond. 25/4/1939 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Belfast City Hall, composite photographs showing approaches. 26/6/1948 Belfast Telegraph Collection/NMNI
City Hall, south side, Belfast 3/11/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH ARCHIVE/NMNI
Statue of Queen Victoria in the grounds of the City Hall, Belfast. 5/1/1943 Belfast Telegraph Collection/NMNI
Belfast Castle. February 1937 Belfast Telegraph Collection/NMNI
St. Anne's Cathedral, with Miss Praeger working on the figure of Solomon on the Pillar of Wisdom. 18/6/1928 Belfast Telegraph Collection/NMNI
Outside St. Anne's Cathedral Mr. W.D. Hoskins, ARICS. and Mr. T.J. Rushton FRIBA a partner of Sir Charles Nicholson, cathedral architect with the Dean of Belfast, Very Reverend R.C.H.Elliot. 18/9/1947 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Presbyterian Assembly Buildings and Church House, Gt. Victoria St. Belfast 24/9/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Carlisle Memorial Methodist Church, Clifton St. Belfast. 13/5/1949 Belfast Telegraph Collection/NMNI
New' Petty Sessions Court, Victoria St. Belfast. 27/4/1943 Belfast Telegraph Collection/NMNI
Albert Bridge Road looking from Templemore Avenue citywards. 2/9/1943 Belfast Telegraph Collection/NMNI
Building a roundabout at the junction of Ravenhill Road, Albert Bridge Road and Madrid St. 10/9/1948 Belfast Telegraph Collection/NMNI
Anne St. and Arthur Square, Belfast. 11/10/1946 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Donegall Square South and West. Belfast 3/11/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Dublin Road. Belfast. 7/10/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
High Street, Belfast, looking towards the Albert Clock. 24/2/1939 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Lisburn Road, at Malone Avenue, Belfast. 3/5/1946 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Sandy Row, from Donegall Road looking towards Lisburn Road. Belfast. 10/5/1946 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Shaftesbury Square looking towards Gt. Victoria St. and Dublin Road, Belfast. 12/11/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Bedford St. Belfast. 6/10/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Belmont St. Woodstock Road, Belfast. 3/2/1939 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Bloomfield Road, Belfast, looking towards the Beersbridge Road. 1/12/1947 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
High St. from Castle Place. Belfast 20/2/1939 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
The Palm House in Botanic Gardens, Belfast. 7/5/1946 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Grand Opera House, The Hippodrome (Odeon), and The Ritz (ABC). In the foreground is a motorcycle and sidecar and a jeep. 5/10/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Exterior of King's Hall, Balmoral. 21/4/1949 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
G.N.R. railway terminus at Belfast 16/12/1937 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Looking along the Albert Bridge to The East Bridge Street Power Station. 2/9/1943 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Painting of Andrew Mulholland, founder of York Street Flax Spinning Company 4/4/1945 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Building of the Sydenham by-pass, a workman using a frog hammer. 25/10/1939 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMN
Donegall Square North from the roof of the City Hall. Air raid shelters in City Hall grounds. Belfast 15/9/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Donegall Square North. Belfast 23/1/1946 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Arthur St. looking towards Arthur Sq. and Cornmarket. 27/4/1943 BELFAST TELEGRAPH COLLECTION/NMNI
Belfast, City Hall and surrounding area. Aerial Photograph. 17/8/1929 BELFAST TELEGRAPH ARCHIVE/NMNI
Stormont.Belfast. 24/10/1947 BELFAST TELEGRAPH ARCHIVE/NMNI
Stormont, painted black with pitch to camouflage it.Trolley bus no. 26. Belfast. 26/3/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH ARCHIVE/NMNI
Smithfield market, Belfast.Young boy in a shop selling household furniture lamps and bric a brac. 26/11/1941
The stitching room of the Belfast Collar Company
Albion limited Group. Machine Department Albion Ltd Belfast 1919
Yardmen busy themselves bottling gas. 30/6/1934
On a tour of the gasworks our photographer is shown the Interior Gaosmeter. 27/4/1934
Linen Industry:Plain Weaving Shop, Brookfield Factory. 3/3/1939
Linen/ Warping, York Street Factory.
Linen/ winding weft yarn. York St. Factory.
Linen, Damask weaving shot. Brookfield factory. York St factory.
Linen Industry:View of Weaving Room, York Street Factory.
Linen Industry:Wet Spinning, York Street Mill.
Albion limited Group. The visit of H.R.H. the Duke Of Gloucester to Albion Ltd Clothing maufacturers Belfast,29th May 1934
Manhattan Beauty Salon, Corn Market. Female customers having their hair styled. 7/5/1940
On a visit to the Gasworks an employee demonstrates the Coal Gripper (The feed system of a coal getting combine, which works with a face conveyor, comprises: a traction device located on the combine and having a cylinder-shaped sprocket on the side surface of which a circular spherical-shaped recess is provided, slots being made on both inner sides of the spherical recess, said slots having an involute-spherical surface) 20/1/1938
Saw repair shop, McMasters, Church Lane. 19/11/1945
Weaving and winding training school at Ewart's factory. Pupils at work in the classroom. 29/1/1948
The Countess Granville, wife of the Ulster Governor and sister of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, cutting ribbon to open childrens play centre at Bessbrook. 15/9/1945
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, visit to Northern Ireland 1945. Arriving in Belfast, being recieved by Lord Londonderry at Assembly Hall for degree ceremony at Queens. 14.9.1945
James Magennis:Ulsterman awarded The Victoria Cross (VC). Belfastman decorated for his heroic actions onboard the X.E.11 Midget Submarine returning from the attack on a japanese cruiser. James Magennis with Lord Mayor Sir Crawford McCullagh at a civic reception in Belfast in 1945.
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, visit to Northern Ireland 1945. Arriving in Belfast and being greeted at the City Hall by Sir Crawford McCullagh. 14/9/1945.
BBC's Radio entertainer, Mr Gillie Potter, pictured here in Belfast. 17/2/1948
Hon. Edward Carson, son of late Lord Carson of Duncairn, and his wife arriving for the Unionist Council meeting. 19/2/1948
Lady Carson, widow of Lord Carson of Duncairn, and Lady Brooke, at Stormont House. 17/2/1948
Sir Malcolm Sargent, Conductor of the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, with his hosts, the P.M., Lord Brookeborough, and Lady Brooke, at Stormont. 24/6/1947
Sir Arnold McNair, Judge of the Court of International Justice at the Hague, with Lady McNair and Professor J. L. Montrose. 22/10/1947
The stitching room of the Belfast Collar Company
Rabbi Jacob Shachter, Rabbi Belfast, Rabbi Dr I. Herzog, Chief Rabbi elect of the Holy Land, and Mr J Hurwitz at Belfast railway station. 15/3/1937
Craftsmen finish work on the Royal Courts of Justice, Oxford Street, Belfast, under the watchful of Lord Craigavon. 14/4/1933
The opening of the Royal Courts of Justice, Oxford Street, Belfast. 31/5/1933
Stonemasons finish work on the outside of the Royal Courts of Justice, Oxford Street, Belfast. April 1933
Aerial of Belfast Harbour, Thompson Wharf. 12/8/1937
Belfast Custom House, Custom House Square, Belfast. 28/1/1930
Belfast Custom House, Custom House Square, Belfast. 14/4/1928
Belfast Harbour, The Quay's at the turn of the twentieth century.
The construction of the Albert Memorial, dating back yo 1867.
The interior of Belfast City Hall.
The interior of Belfast City Hall. The vault and storeroom at City Hall. 5/1/1934
The collapse of the central arches of the Albert Bridge. 15/9/1886
The Albert Bridge. 15/1/1932
Spectators gather to view the Albert Bridge after the collapse of the central arches in 1886
Belfast City Hall. Donegall Square. As it looked in 1930 BELFAST TELEGRAPH ARCHIVE
Belfast City Hall. Donegall Square. In 1912
Belfast City Hall. Donegall Square. Under construction in 1906
The interior of Belfast City Hall.
The interior of Belfast City Hall. 18/8/1939
The interior of Belfast City Hall.
The interior of Belfast City Hall.
The interior of Belfast City Hall.
Belfast City Hall. Donegall Square. Under construction in 1906. The statue of Queen Victoria already in place. BELFAST TELEGRAPH ARCHIVE
The interior of Belfast City Hall. 1951
City Hall from Wellington Place, Belfast. 5/10/1942 BELFAST TELEGRAPH ARCHIVE/NMNI

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