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Manchester Then and Now in Colour

Chris Makepeace

Manchester Then and Now in Colour


Manchester Then & Now In Colour Chris Makepeace
Hard back cover, Size 17 x 24 cm (9.5 x 6.75 in), 95pp, The city of Manchester, once known as the ‘queen of the cotton cities’, has seen many changes over the course of the last centuries – from boom years of the Industrial Revolution, through to the destruction of the Second World War, and onwards to post-war and early twenty-first century expansion and regeneration. This captivating selection of fascinating archive images paired with modern photography of the same scenes today, Chris Makepeace captures the changes that have taken place in Manchester in terms of its people, its society and its structure. To name but a few places, the book includes pictures with descriptions of: Piccadilly Station, Watts’ Warehouse Portland Street, Piccadilly Esplanade, Market Street, Shudehill, Deansgate, St.Ann’s Square, St.Peters Church St.Peters Square, etc.etc

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