Use this list to explore the collections, archive and historical events of the the Manchester Art Museum.
Map of Ancoats, 1897, Manchester Art Museum Annual Report, 1897, 1897
This map showing the location of the Ancoats Hall was printed on the cover of the early Annual Reports of the Manchester Art Museum. It was…
Ancoats, Ancoats Hall, Manchester Art Museum
Photograph of the Horsfall Museum, Ancoats Hall, After 1918
In 1918, Manchester Corporation took over the management of the Art Museum, effectively saving it from closure. From 1918 to 1953, the Art Museum…
Ancoats Hall, Manchester Art Museum, Manchester City Galleries
Print of Ancoats Hall, 1825
The original Ancoats Hall was a timber-framed country house, built for the Mosley family.
Ancoats, Ancoats Hall
Photograph of Ancoats Hall, T Brooks, 1964
By the 1960s, Ancoats Hall was in a state of disrepair and was finally demolished.
Map of Ancoats, 1910, H Milligan, 1910
This map shows part of Ancoats, with the Art Museum surrounded by streets of back-to-back housing and industrial buildings, including mills, printing…
Plan of Old Ancoats Hall, G B Corbett, 1778
A plan of Ancoats Hall and the surrounding area, including the names of nearby residents.
Photograph of the Staircase, Manchester Art Museum, after 1914
This photograph of the central staircase in the Manchester Art Museum shows the portrait of Thomas Horsfall, painted by Frederick Beaumont in 1914,…
Ancoats Hall, Manchester Art Museum, Thomas Horsfall
Photograph of the Manchester Art Museum, Ancoats Hall, W Ellis, 1900
In 1868, Ancoats Hall and its surrounding land was bought by the Midland Railway for the new Ancoats railway station, which opened in 1870. In 1886,…
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