Port Sunlight, Bebington, Wirral. A packing shed at the Sunlight Soap works. Photographed in 1897 by Henry Bedford Lemere. © Historic England Archive BL14041/027. Explore our images

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We offer a wide range of readymade FREE online learning resources for teachers. You can also search over 10,000 Educational Images, specially selected and re-captioned from our Archive. These images may be used for free in the classroom, simply right-click and save the image to use it. To buy a higher resolution version of any image, or a licence to use an image for anything other than direct in-classroom teaching, please contact us at: [email protected]. We can also create bespoke Local History Packs for your school. Here you can find out more about the resources we have to offer and watch our video about the work of Historic England.