Thursday, December 22, 2011

Saltaire - England

Saltaire is a Victorian model village within the City of Bradford Metropolitan District, West Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt, a leading industrialist in the Yorkshire woollen industry.
In December 2001, Saltaire was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
This is the 1st card i've seen from this site missing in my list. It was sent by Eileen "gran".

© Heritage cards & Souvenirs Ltd

Saltaire, West Yorkshire, is a complete and well-preserved industrial village of the second half of the 19th century. Its textile mills, public buildings and workers' housing are built in a harmonious style of high architectural standards and the urban plan survives intact, giving a vivid impression of Victorian philanthropic paternalism. - in:

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