John Street, Longton. Factory Wall. Circa 1930

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Description:This image of John Street portrays a bleak picture of working class life in the city in the late nineteenth & early twentieth centuries. Notice the close proximity of the houses to the large pottery factory. At the top of the street are outbuildings that once housed a shared toilet for the residents of the street.


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Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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