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Toxteth's cathedral beneath the water

Liverpool in 1847 was a grim place to be if you were poor, perhaps a recent immigrant fleeing the famine in Ireland. Being poor meant whole families living in single rooms in ramshackle tenements or in damp cellars, with no sanitation or fresh air. 1,443 more words


Port Sunlight and the Lady Lever Art Gallery

I regularly write about galleries, museums and exhibitions in London.  Living  in London it’s easy to become London centric and imagine that all the best galleries are in this fair city.   382 more words

Galleries And Exhibitions

Can I Find Human Agency in this "Healthy" Port Sunlight?

– By Sam Clevenger

Sam Clevenger is a Ph.D. student in Physical Cultural Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.

In doing historical research, it’s hard enough trying to decipher the significance of a document staring you in the face as it lies comfortably on a weird large pillow archives use to protect primary sources.  1,464 more words

Methods And Methodology

Port Sunlight Strolling

Having been to Port Sunlight a long time ago – Son was still in a stroller – we decided to take another trip to this lovely place outside Liverpool and this time explore a little more thoroughly. 806 more words


Port Sunlight: Art and open spaces

Last weekend I went for the first time to Port Sunlight, a garden village on the Wirral which is perhaps best known now for the Lady Lever Art Gallery. 490 more words


De jabones y ciudades

La “Lever” es como se rebautizó en Talavera a la fábrica de Torrehierro que fue primero orgullo para la ciudad y después fruto de algunos sinsabores. 385 more words


Port Sunlight Museum

Visitors to the Museum will:

* Meet the village’s creator ‘Soap King’ William Hesketh Lever and discover his vision for the village and its residents; 252 more words