Both pictures show the area of Manchester, a city that developed radically during the Industrial Revolution. Look at these pictures and answer these questions:
- Which of the two paintings look more natural?
- Which sky is bluer?
- Which of the two areas is more polluted?
SEBASTIAN PETHER “View from Kersal Moor” dated 1820
Look now at the 3rd picture which humorously depicts London.
- Which of the three pictures shows the most natural landscape?
- Which picture looks more urbanized?
Use a Venn Diagram to write down characteristics of each picture. Then compare them.