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Preparation of the Tyne Tunnels

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The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951. These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside under the river Tyne. At a cost of 833,000, these 900 ft (274.5 m) long tunnels, which run parallel to each other, have been connecting the communities on the North and South banks of the river Tyne for the past 60 years. TWAS ref: DT.MHA/1 Courtesy Mott MacDonald To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627128959897/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Peggy Ann, Bainbridges - Newcastle

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Bainbridges, Market Street, Newcastle - 'Peggy Ann' window. 18 October 1947, photographed by Turner's. Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/886a (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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turners | photography | 1900s | productioncompany | video | photographic | northeast | northeastofengland | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | bainbridges | peggyann | blackwhitephotos | johnlewis

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Vogue Display at Bainbridges

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Vogue display at Bainbridges, Market Street, Newcastle upon Tyne. 10 October 1947, photographed by Turners. Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/865 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number

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turners | photography | 1900s | productioncompany | video | photographic | northeast | northeastofengland | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | vogue | bainbridges | marketstreet | blackwhitephotos | john | lewis

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Isaac Walton - Newcastle

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Shot of Isaac Walton's shop at 105-115 Grainger Street, Newcastle 7 October 1947, photographed by Turner's. (1 negative) Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/851 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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John Sinclair Ltd. - Newcastle

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National Savings Campaign - Silver Lining Week Hoarding on Central Exchange Hotel, John Sinclair Ltd on the corner of Grey Street and Grainger Street, Newcastle. 8 October 1947, photographed by Turner's. Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/852 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Wright's Biscuits Wrapper

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One of the wrapper artworks for Middlemass Scotch Abernethy biscuits, Wright's Biscuits. Photographer: Turner's. Wright?s Biscuits was a well known company in South Shields, South Tyneside. Set up as a maker of biscuits, they started out by supplying their stock to ships in 1790, but after a fall in demand, Wright's turned to making more up-market biscuits. Wright's Biscuit factory closed in 1973. Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/855/c (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Production Line - Wright's Biscuits

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One of the workers at Wright's Biscuits Factory, overseeing the production, photographed by Turner's. Wright?s Biscuits was a well known company in South Shields, South Tyneside. Set up as a maker of biscuits, they started out by supplying their stock to ships in 1790, but after a fall in demand, Wright's turned to making more up-market biscuits. Wright's Biscuit factory closed in 1973. Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/891/b (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Women at Work - Wright's Biscuits

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Production of Wright's Biscuit factory in South Shields, photographed by Turners. Wright?s Biscuits was a well known company in South Shields, South Tyneside. Set up as a maker of biscuits, they started out by supplying their stock to ships in 1790, but after a fall in demand, Wright's turned to making more up-market biscuits. Wright's Biscuit factory closed in 1973. Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/891/g (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Wright's Biscuit Packing

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Here two women are preparing Wright's Biscuits. Photograph taken by Turners Photographic of Newcastle. Wright?s Biscuits was a well known company in South Shields, South Tyneside. Set up as a maker of biscuits, they started out by supplying their stock to ships in 1790, but after a fall in demand, Wright's turned to making more up-market biscuits. Wright's Biscuit factory closed in 1973. Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/891/h (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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turners | photography | 1900s | productioncompany | video | photographic | northeast | northeastofengland | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | wrightsbiscuits | biscuits | southshields | southtyneside | factory | mischief | ginger | pinklane | blackettstreet | eldonsquare | chocolatebiscuits | blackwhitephotos | wrights | maker | stocksupplies | upmarket | ships | 1790 | 1973closure | routine | consumerism | consumption | workuniforms | business | women | unitedkingdom | industrialheritage | production | manufacturing | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | socialhistory | archives | documentation | femaleworkers | fascinating | compelling | unusual | assemblyline | boxes | labels | advertising | products | pipe | ceiling | darkness | bench | display | wrapping | coat | preparing | supplies | closure | 1973 | 1947 | working | pile | cardboard | child | letter | artanddesign

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Packing Wright's Biscuits

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Wright's Biscuits being transported to and from the factory. Photograph taken by Turners Photographic of Newcastle. Wright?s Biscuits was a well known company in South Shields, South Tyneside. Set up as a maker of biscuits, they started out by supplying their stock to ships in 1790, but after a fall in demand, Wright's turned to making more up-market biscuits. Wright's Biscuit factory closed in 1973. Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS: DT.TUR/2/891/j (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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turners | photography | 1900s | productioncompany | video | photographic | northeast | northeastofengland | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | wrightsbiscuits | biscuits | southshields | southtyneside | factory | mischief | ginger | pinklane | blackettstreet | eldonsquare | transport | blackwhitephotos | curious | wheels | tyre | metal | boxes | men | whitecoats | numbers | letters | trousers | shoes | cleanshaven | picture | shorthair | carrying | wrightsqualitybiscuitssouthshields | vents | rail | cabin | attentive | garagedoor | pipe | pulley | hamburg | rangoon | shirt | tie | turnersphotographicofnewcastle | southshieldssouthtyneside | biscuitmaker | 1790 | ships | upmarketbiscuits | 1973 | factoryclosure | chemistshop | 1938 | production | 3shops | newcastlecitycentre | closure | 1990s | localbusiness | blackandwhitephotograph | archives | interesting | industrialheritage | socialhistory | unitedkingdom

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Studio Shot of Wright's Biscuits

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The wrappers for Wright's Biscuits have been photographed here by TurnersPhotographic of Newcastle. Wright?s Biscuits was a well known company in South Shields, South Tyneside. Set up as a maker of biscuits, they started out by supplying their stock to ships in 1790, but after a fall in demand, Wright's turned to making more up-market biscuits. Wright's Biscuit factory closed in 1973. Turner?s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner?s photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/898d (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Artwork for Wright's Biscuits

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This is one of the wrapper artworks for Wright's Biscuits, taken by Turners Photographic of Newcastle. Wright?s Biscuits was a well known company in South Shields, South Tyneside. Set up as a maker of biscuits, they started out by supplying their stock to ships in 1790, but after a fall in demand, Wright's turned to making more up-market biscuits. Wright's Biscuit factory closed in 1973. Turners was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turners photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: TWAS:DT.TUR/2/855a (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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turners | photography | 1900s | productioncompany | video | photographic | northeast | northeastofengland | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | wrightsbiscuits | biscuits | southshields | southtyneside | factory | mischief | ginger | pinklane | blackettstreet | eldonsquare | mabellucieattwell | blackwhitephotos | wrapperartwork | artwork | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | artanddesign | archives | documentation | socialhistory | wrights | advertising | turnersphotographic | newcastle | unitedkingdom | company | manufacturer | supplier | stocks | 1790 | ships | upmarket | closure | 1973 | child | illustration | letters | content | cheeks | gingernuts | view | glimpse | trademark | drawing | consumerism | unusual | compelling | happy | boy | product | production | maker | development | progress | business | hair | food | outline | mark | grain | signage

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Female Workers - Wallsend

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The Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Company Limited, which constructed 'Mauretania's turbines, with female workers in the yard. ND 1914-1918 Ref: TWAS:DS.WS/143/35 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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mauretania | build | aft | slide | ship | construction | wallsend | swanhunterltd | wighamrichardsoncoltd | neptuneyard | wallsendyard | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | cunard | marine | sea | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | tyneandwear | tyne | northeast | blackandwhitephotos | oldphotographs | femaleworkers | firstworldwar | women | blackwhitephotos | socialhistory | archives | documentation | maritimeheritage | shipbuildingheritage | heritage | industrialheritage | manufacturing | production | development | fascinating | unusual | compelling | wallsendslipwayandengineeringcompanylimited | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | mauretaniasturbines | components | yard | female | worker | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | sky | mast | gathering | rail | boat | signage | vessel | passengership | transportation | broom | hat | timber | pile | plank | cylinder | man | wheel | stone | ground | distracted | standing | coat | crease | attentive | bar

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Stern of Mauretania

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View of the stern of the ship showing the propellers. The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, sections being maufactured by Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Company Limited. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number. Ref: TWAS:DS.WS/143/2/6/A346F

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mauretania | build | aft | slide | ship | construction | wallsend | swanhunterltd | wighamrichardsoncoltd | neptuneyard | wallsendyard | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | cunard | marine | sea | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | tyneandwear | tyne | northeast | blackandwhitephotos | oldphotographs | stern | propellers | oceanliner | cunardline | rmsmauretania1906 | rmsmauretania | hmhsmauretania | hospitalship | royalnavy | rn | hmstuberose | tuberose | troopship | swanhunterwighamrichardson | swanhunterandwighamrichardson | swanhunter | shipyard | drydock | gravingdock | blackwhitephotos | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | industry | archives | documentation | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | impressive | fascinating | unusual | engaging | sky | blur | grain | mark | propeller | platform | step | ladder | water | rope | rail | deck | label | letter | swanhunterandwighamrichardsonltd | wallsendshipyard | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | wallsendslipwayengineeringcompanylimited | manufacturing | industrialheritage

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Mauretania - Propeller

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This shows one of the four bladed propellers of the Mauretania, manufactured by Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Company Limited (as can be seen on one of the blades to the right). The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside Ref: TWAS:DS.WS/143/2/5/A346F (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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propeller | wallsendslipwayengineeringcompanylimited | blades | mauretania | build | aft | slide | ship | construction | wallsend | swanhunterltd | wighamrichardsoncoltd | neptuneyard | wallsendyard | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | cunard | marine | sea | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | tyneandwear | tyne | northeast | blackandwhitephotos | oldphotographs | oceanliner | cunardline | rmsmauretania1906 | rmsmauretania | hmhsmauretania | hospitalship | royalnavy | rn | hmstuberose | tuberose | troopship | swanhunterwighamrichardson | swanhunterandwighamrichardson | swanhunter | shipyard | drydock | gravingdock | stern | blackwhitephotos | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | industry | industrialheritage | historical | components | impressive | unusual | compelling | bolts | panel | shadow | daylight | men | label | letter | bladedpropeller | passengership | transportation | blade | swanhunterandwighamrichardsonltd | wallsendshipyard | tyneside | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom

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Observation Room - Mauretania

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The observation room was based on the promenade deck. Here passengers could view the vessel forging ahead, but had protection from the strong winds that were caused by the great speeds that Mauretania travelled. The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Ref: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/33 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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observationroom | mauretania | build | aft | slide | ship | construction | wallsend | swanhunterltd | wighamrichardsoncoltd | neptuneyard | wallsendyard | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | cunard | marine | sea | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | tyneandwear | tyne | northeast | blackandwhitephotos | oldphotographs | promenade | view | protection | oceanliner | cunardline | rmsmauretania1906 | rmsmauretania | hmhsmauretania | hospitalship | royalnavy | rn | hmstuberose | tuberose | troopship | swanhunterwighamrichardson | swanhunterandwighamrichardson | swanhunter | blackwhitephotos | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | shipbuildingheritage | passage | wall | promenadedeck | transportation | passengership | maritimeheritage | service | decor | glimpse | swanhunterandwighamrichardsonltd | wallsendshipyard | tyneside | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | unusual | engaging | interesting | impressive | shine | floor | bar | light | window | daylight | doorway | surreal | glass | fixtures

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Children's Room - Mauretania

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The children's dining-saloon and nursery on the shelter deck of the Mauretania, was decorated with paintings illustrating nursery ryhmes by the artist J. E. Mitchell of Newcastle. The rocking horse would have been in high demand by the young passengers on board. The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Reference: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/19 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Mauretania Starting Platform

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View of the engine room controls. The inner wheel you can see towards the middle of the photograph was used to control steam to the low pressure turbine for manoeuvring. The outer wheel was used for ocean steaming and controlled the main steam flow to the high pressure turbine. The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Reference: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/57 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Kitchens - Mauretania

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First and second class kitchens on RMS "Mauretania" The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Reference: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/49 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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First Class Pantry - Mauretania

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This is one of the first class pantries on board the Mauretania. The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Reference: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/48 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Launch Party - Mauretania

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People attending the official launch party of the Mauretania. Built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Ref: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/6 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Mauretania Stern

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Here is a stern view showing the disposition of propellers of the Mauretania. Built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Reference: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/5 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Mauretania - Full speed ahead

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Here's "Mauretania" at full speed, built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Ref number: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/60 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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RMS Mauretania - deck

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This is the boat deck of the Mauretania. The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Ref number: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/51 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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The Gables - Elswick Road

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The Gables, Elswick Road - Date c 1870s Family group on the steps of the house. The Gables was the home of the Richardson family, owners of the Elswick Leather Works and was built in the mid 1870's. The Gables was purchased in 1919 from the Richardson family and became the Princess Mary Maternity Hospital. This then moved to new premises in Jubilee Road and it was decided that The Gables should be totally independent. In 1948 the NHS decided not to take The Gables over in its rationalisation of local health services and by 1950 it was in financial difficulties. It was then forced to close and was sold to the Salvation Army who renamed it the Hopedene Nursing Home. This was closed in 1974. After that it operated as a hostel which closed in 1994. Reference:TWAS: dx804/1/6 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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