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Photo: Manchester Chethams School medieval buildings

Category: Manchester Salford - Filename: ManChethams4302.jpg - Image ID no: 2675


Aidan O'RourkeTutor Aidan O’Rourke has built up a wide range of experience in both film and digital photography. He first became interested in photography in 1981. Since 1996 he has documented Manchester and Liverpool in photos and words. He has taken the 'now' photos for Manchester Then and Now, Manchester United Then and Now and Liverpool Then and Now (Anova Books). 107 of his photos are featured in the book Rebuilding Manchester by Euan Kellie. He wrote the Q&A pages for the first 27 issues of Digital Camera Magazine. From July 2008 to April 2009, his gigantic Manchester Mega-Photo was displayed in the foyer at Manchester’s Urbis Museum. He is based in Stockport and covers Manchester, Liverpool and northern England.
Manchester 

Chethams School medieval buildings
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The original buildings which house Chetham's School and Library date from the early 15th century and were constructed around the baronial hall of Thomas de la Warre, Lord of Manchester. Humphrey Chetham (1580-1653), merchant and landowner founded the hospital school and library which bear his name. The present Chetham's School of Music dates from 1969. Chetham's Library is a separate institution to the school and is the oldest surviving public library in the English speaking world. Go to the Chetham's Library website

Many people - even locals - are unaware of this remarkable medieval building in the heart of Manchester.

Keywords

Manchester, schools, education, places of learning, medieval architecture millennium quarter, music, Lancashire

Title:
Manchester Chethams School medieval buildings

Filename:
ManChethams4302.jpg

ID number:
2675

Technical details:
Nikon D100 digital camera - two overlapping 3x2 images joined to make a 4x3 photo.

Date created:
2004-03-03

Copyright:
See title or image watermark

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