In pictures: Apocalyptic Manchester

Manchester Apocalypse: Urbis by James Chadderton. The artist said he imagined a "human devoid wasteland where the buildings have been left to decay".

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London. Wallpaper. Background. Обои. Фэнтези. Город. Развалины. Тьма. Ночь. Катастрофа. Разруха. Руины. Города Мира. Постапокалипсис. Арт. Заброшенность. Kонец света. Будущее. Fantasy. City. Ruins. Dark. Night. Catastrophe. Devastation. Ruin. Cities of the world. Postapokalypse. Fantasy city. Future. Abandoned cities. Město. Tma. Noc. Katastrofa. Zruinovaná města. Zřícenina. Města světa. Budoucnost. Postapokalypse. Fantasy města. Art. Opuštěná města.

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When making my first visit to Chadderton Cemetery in Oldham, I came across this very ornate grave marker. It commemorates Thomas Palmer who died May 25, 1864 in the 54th year of his age and his wife and children. The only reference I could find to him was a Census Return of 1851 when his occupation is listed as Mechanic and a report of his burial in the Bury Times:

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