2017

SJ7699 : Monton Mural

taken 7 years ago, near to Eccles, Salford, England

This is 1 of 10 images, with title starting with Monton in this square
Monton Mural
Monton Mural
The worker bee is one of the best-known symbols of Manchester, (the bee first appeared on the Salford coat of arms. Many crests and local coat of arms still have the bee) . It was adopted as a motif for Manchester during the Industrial Revolution, at a time when Manchester was taking a leading role in new forms of mass production, and symbolises Mancunians' hard work during this era and Manchester being a hive of activity in the 19th century.

Following the May 2017 Manchester Arena bombing, the bee emblem gained popularity as a public symbol of unity, appearing on protest banners and graffiti.

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Geographical Context: Suburb, Urban fringe
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SJ7699, 64 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Anthony Parkes   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 29 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 November, 2017
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7683 9935 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.4206N 2:21.0408W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7684 9934
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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