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Manchester, England, from the River Irwell, showing the new buildings, including an imposing factory chimney, of a prosperous city contrasting with the small, old, crumbling industrial buildings on the right. Manchester was the centre of the British cotton industry and was one of the earliest cities in Britain to be industrialised. Engraving, mid-19th century.

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Manchester, England, from the River Irwell, showing the new buildings, including an imposing factory chimney, of a prosperous city contrasting with the small, old, crumbling industrial buildings on the right.  Manchester was the centre of the British cotton industry and was one of the earliest cities in Britain to be industrialised.  Engraving, mid-19th century.