Industrialization, II: Changes in Society. Urbanization Rapid growth of cities Environmental consequences: The Great Stink of London (1858) and miasmas Housing problems Diseases: typhus, typhoid fever, cholera, influenza Diet.
River Irwell, Manchester. The scum on the surface is the result of sewage.
Housing in Manchester
Illustrated Times, 1863
The New Industrial City
Worker Housing in Manchester
Housing for factory workers in New York – early 1900s
Factory Wages in Lancashire, 1830
Queen Victoria and family
W.G. Grace – Britain’s First Sport Celebrity
The Luddites, 1811-1816