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A Humanistic Industrial Village: Saltaire. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 2001
A Humanistic Industrial Village: Saltaire

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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.

Place/country: United Kingdom,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 2001

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