Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on Glasgow’s Merchant City, the historic heart of modern-day Glasgow. It was here, in the 18th century, that a concentration of tobacco dealing evolved resulting in accumulation of huge wealth for a select few ‘Tobacco Barons’ which has a left a legacy today in form of street names, architecture anda ┬ácommercial culture which inspired Glasgow to be at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution in turn generating more wealth and prestige for the city.

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