A Street Scene in Manchester

Made:
1861 in Greater Manchester

Oil painting, A Street Scene in Manchester by Thomas Armstrong, 1861.

This is an impression of a street in industrial Manchester, painted by Thomas Armstrong in 1861. People were shocked at the town’s living conditions. Manchester grew quickly, with no planning. There were not enough toilets and no clean, running water where many workers lived.

Details

Category:
Textile Industry
Object Number:
L2018-44
type:
oil painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
credit:
lent by Manchester Art Gallery