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By Anthony Beeson

Brycgstowe, 'the position on the bridge', because the Saxon founders of Bristol as soon as known as it, is a urban of future. as soon as the second one port within the state and one of many wealthiest towns in Britain, it has loved centuries of prosperity according to production, seafaring and alternate. Geographically cut up among the counties of Gloucestershire and Somerset and approached by means of sea throughout the dramatic Avon Gorge, the town acquired a Royal constitution in 1155.It was once an commercial urban defined within the Georgian interval as 'by dust cemented and via smoke obscured'. The Bristol of the earlier is illustrated the following in drawings, work and pictures, many formerly unpublished, from the wonderful assortment held within the Bristol significant Reference Library's neighborhood assortment. they're contrasted with smooth color photos documenting the myriad alterations the final century has noticeable during this friendly city.

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