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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 nation and one of many wealthiest towns in Britain, it has loved centuries of prosperity in keeping with production, seafaring and exchange. Geographically cut up among the counties of Gloucestershire and Somerset and approached by means of sea throughout the dramatic Avon Gorge, town obtained a Royal constitution in 1155.It used to be an business urban defined within the Georgian interval as 'by dust cemented and through smoke obscured'. The Bristol of the prior is illustrated right here in drawings, work and pictures, many formerly unpublished, from the wonderful assortment held within the Bristol critical Reference Library's neighborhood assortment. they're contrasted with glossy color pictures documenting the myriad alterations the final century has obvious during this friendly city.

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