• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
British legacy in Huelva
 

British legacy in Huelva

on

  • 2,424 views

A resource to know the British Legacy in the province of Huelva

A resource to know the British Legacy in the province of Huelva

Statistics

Views

Total Views
2,424
Views on SlideShare
1,252
Embed Views
1,172

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
7
Comments
1

27 Embeds 1,172

http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.com.es 454
http://www.ytudedonderes.blogspot.com.es 295
http://englishteacher-manuhe.blogspot.com 217
http://www.englishteacher-manuhe.blogspot.com 92
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.co.uk 31
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.com 26
http://englishteacher-santoangel.blogspot.com 9
http://www.ytudedonderes.blogspot.ru 8
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.pt 7
http://englishteacher-santoangel.blogspot.com.es 5
http://www.englishteacher-santoangel.blogspot.com 3
http://www.slideshare.net 3
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.fr 3
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.it 2
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.com.br 2
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.kr 2
http://www.ytudedonderes.blogspot.com 2
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.dk 2
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.in 1
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.co.il 1
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.ca 1
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.ae 1
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.com.au 1
http://ytudedonderes.blogspot.gr 1
http://www.ytudedonderes.blogspot.pt 1
http://www.englishteacher-santoangel.blogspot.com.es 1
http://www.blogger.com 1
More...

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as OpenOffice

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel

11 of 1 previous next

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • Thank you for this ppt. It will be very useful for my students to celebrate the 2th February.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    British legacy in Huelva British legacy in Huelva Presentation Transcript

    • The British Legacy In Huelva 3rd Cycle of Primary Education
    • The itinerary that we are going to do is presented under the title The British Legacy in Huelva. It is a route which illustrates the important cultural heritage left by the English in our province and town. This presence takes the last thirty years of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. The British Legacy In Huelva
    • 1801 1850 1900 1901 1950 2000 1873 1954 Aproximately, more than 80 years! XXth Century XIXth Century The British Legacy In Huelva
    • In 1873 the government of the First Republic assigned the exploitation of the Riotinto mines (an area known since antiquity for its rich metal content) to the omnipotent Riotinto Company Limited. This company revolutionized the traditional methods used to extract minerals. They used open cast pits such as Corta Atalaya.
    • They constructed a railway to be used as an outlet for its production, which transported the mineral to the port of Huelva. They loaded the minerals onto ships using purpose-built piers of the most advanced engineering.
    • For 81 years, Riotinto became almost a British colony, and English enclave which depended economically on Great Britain, and which form a cultural and social point of view introduced different customs to the area such as:
      • Football,
      • beach tourism in the summer resort of Punta Umbría,
      • Tennis,
      • five o’clock tea,...
    • The British influence transforms the economy in Huelva and the life in the city. Huelva was transformed into the copper capital of Europe, leaving their imprint on the development of the city and its province. They introduced the most advanced technology, built the railways and possessed the know-how to exploit the world’s richest copper mines of the time.
    • British introduced their own customs and constructed their buildings in the Victorian style of the time. They destroyed and rebuilt entire villages using the location of mineral contents as the sole criteria.
    • The capital was completely transformed: from a sleepy fishing town with small and modest buildings, it became a trade emporium with rich bourgeois buildings and magnificent examples of industrial architecture which still stand today.
    • In 1954 the mines where sold to the Spanish Franco's government. · Hugh Matheson, 1873–1898 · John J.J. Keswick, 1898–1904 · Charles W. Fielding, 1904–1923 · Albert Milner, 1923–1925 · Auckland Geddes, 1925–1947 · Bessborough, 1947–1954 PRESIDENTS OF RIOTINTO COMPANY LIMITED
    • TENNIS IN RIOTINTO The British Legacy In Huelva
    • TENNIS IN HUELVA:
      • Huelva Recreation Club: football, cricket and tennis (1880)
      • Law Tennis Huelva.
      • His Majesty Championship (1912)
      The British Legacy In Huelva
    • GROUP OF EXPLORERS (Boy Scouts) The British Legacy In Huelva
    • FOOTBALL IN RIOTINTO The British Legacy In Huelva
    • FOOTBALL IN HUELVA The British Legacy In Huelva
    • Popular architecture in Huelva The British Legacy In Huelva
    • Popular architecture in Riotinto The British Legacy In Huelva
    • INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTURE The British Legacy In Huelva
    • RAILWAY FACILITIES The British Legacy In Huelva
    • PIERS IN THE ESTUARY OF HUELVA The British Legacy In Huelva