Monday, 29 March 2010

Textile and Industrial Heritage - Leeds 1715

In tandem with the previous post.

“Prospect of Leeds from the Knostrop Hill” c.1715 which appeared in Thoresby’s Ducatus Leodiensis. In the centre are Alderman Atkinson’s domed roof house, Call Lane Chapel and the Parish Church of St Peter. On the hill is St John’s Church. In 1740 the population was estimated as being 10,638.

Angela Turner hand stitched this piece in 100 hours.

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