This catalogue contains over 2,500 full colour images within 376 pages. The dimensions are 29.5 x 23.5 cm and the catalogues typically weigh between 1.8 - 2.8 kg.
Greater Manchester Volume II contains some 2,500 oil paintings from nine public collections in Bolton, Bury, Salford, Sale and Wigan. Salford Museum & Art Gallery holds one of the largest collections of art work in the Manchester area. The collection is dominated by British Victorian paintings, many of which have been donated to the gallery by local philanthropists such as Oliver Heywood and Edward Langworthy. The volume also contains the The L. S. Lowry Collection dedicated solely to the artist.
Bolton Library & Museum Services, Bolton Council; Bury Art Museum; The Fusilier Museum, Bury; Salford Museum & Art Gallery; Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust; The L. S. Lowry Collection; Trafford Council Art Collection; University of Salford; Wigan Arts and Heritage Service; Working Class Movement Library