Owned by the University of Manchester, this Gothic Revival masterpiece
designed by Alfred Waterhouse was built by ... L. S. Lowry (1887–1976) was a
local artist, and one of the few who painted the industrial landscape; galleries
Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
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