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Oldham Panaroma

Oldham Panorama, Gallery Oldham

For many visitors the Oldham Panorama photograph taken in 1876 is one of their favourite exhibits. 

You can now explore this photograph in more detail by comparing it with one taken in 2012.

Zoom in and discover which buildings still remain today and how the town has changed over the last 136 years.


Gallery Oldham delivers a comprehensive educational programme for students of all ages. Central to the gallery’s work is the delivery of curriculum focused workshops offering high quality learning opportunities for all schools, colleges and universities.

Contact Laura Ferguson Education Development Officer for further information or booking on 0161 770 4643 or

Please click below to download the Oldham Panaorama resource.

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