London Road, Manchester

Title

London Road, Manchester

Description

View of mid-nineteenth century Manchester along London Road, displaying a busy midday market street, receding into the distance. Street venders lines the pavements selling fruit, pedestrians walk along the pavement either buying goods or conversing with others, hounds and horses pull marketable goods through the streets on carts, men walk with wheelbarrows along the road. Tall chimneys emit smoke into the bright sky, the road is lined either side with houses.

Creator

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait

Date

1844-1850

Files

GMIII_MCAG_2007_72.jpg

Citation

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, “London Road, Manchester,” Thomas Horsfall, accessed September 19, 2017, http://horsfall.history.lmu.build/items/show/382.