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Venice Street, Anfield, 1974 in 2013 Blended | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Humour, Liverpool, Travel, Funny Images, Street, Pinterest Humor, City, Slums, Photographer

Still learning the ropes of Photoshop, and this took absolutely yonks, so I hope it looks ok - trying for a sort of 'remembered ghost town' look here! A street party to celebrate Liverpool FC's F.A.Cup win in 1974, but sadly that whole happy looking street has now (quite recently, I think) been demolished. All these photos can also be seen on my Facebook page... www.facebook.com/LiverpoolThenAndNow Please feel free to add any comments, corrections, additional info or memories you may have…

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Jenna Neckritz
Salford, London, England, Old Town, Slums, Whitby, Manchester England, Victorian, Workhouse

Of all the terrible slums created by the Industrial Revolution, Angel Meadow in Manchester was the worst – a violent Dickensian nightmare ridden with crime and disease that even Friedrich Engels called 'hell on earth'. One of the residents was the great-great-great-grandfather of 'Independent' writer Dean Kirby, who tells his story here

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