‘Little Hell’ and the Douglas Slums: Source B

A 1940 photograph of Thornhill, the area between Shaw’s Brow and Barrack Street that became known as ‘Little Ireland’ or ‘Little Hell’

Questions to consider:

  1. What can you tell from the photograph about the layout and buildings in the area?
  2. What problems with sanitation might be caused by these types of building?
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