Surviving the City: poverty and public health in Belfast 1880-1914

Olwen Purdue (Designer)

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

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This exhibition explored through text and photographs the societal challenges faced by the growing industrial of Belfast, in particular people's experiences of poverty and ill-health and the ways in which various welfare authorities sought to tackle these.
The exhibition was displayed in the foyer of PRONI and the McClay Library at QUB after which it toured the public libraries of Belfast.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • exhibition
  • poverty
  • welfare
  • Belfast


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