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Opening of Benwell Billiard Saloon Opening of Benwell Billiard Saloon

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Elswick Works employees during the First World War Elswick Works employees during the First World War

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1st class smoking room on RMS Mauretania 1st class smoking room on RMS Mauretania

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Opening an exhibition of Indian products Opening an exhibition of Indian products

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Shop Interior: silver, gold goods - indicative of wealth/trade. Shop Interior: silver, gold goods - indicative of wealth/trade.

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thomasholmesmason | thomasholmesmason | thomasmayne | thomasmayne | thomashmasonsonslimited | thomashmasonsonslimited | lanternslides | lanternslides | nationallibraryofireland | nationallibraryofireland | goldsmiths | goldsmiths | silversmiths | silversmiths | jewellers | jewellers | display | display | trays | trays | salvers | salvers | chairs | chairs | corridor | corridor | carpet | carpet | displaycases | displaycases | ceiling | ceiling | stuccowork | stuccowork | locationidentified | locationidentified | sharmandermottneill | sharmandermottneill | sharmandneill | sharmandneill | belfast | belfast | shop | shop | jeweller | jeweller | ornaments | ornaments | silver | silver | platter | platter | reflection | reflection | clocks | clocks | ornamentalceiling | ornamentalceiling

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Powder room at the Paramount Theatre, Newcastle

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Lobby of the Paramount Theatre, Newcastle

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Elswick Works employees during the First World War

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Group photograph of Armstrong Whitworth employees taken at the Elswick Works, Newcastle upon Tyne, during the First World War (TWAM ref. DS.VA/9/PH/19/4). ?Workshop of the World? is a phrase often used to describe Britain?s manufacturing dominance during the Nineteenth Century. It?s also a very apt description for the Elswick Works and Scotswood Works of Vickers Armstrong and its predecessor companies. These great factories, situated in Newcastle along the banks of the River Tyne, employed hundreds of thousands of men and women and built a huge variety of products for customers around the globe. The Elswick Works was established by William George Armstrong (later Lord Armstrong) in 1847 to manufacture hydraulic cranes. From these relatively humble beginnings the company diversified into many fields including shipbuilding, armaments and locomotives. By 1953 the Elswick Works covered 70 acres and extended over a mile along the River Tyne. This set of images, mostly taken from our Vickers Armstrong collection, includes fascinating views of the factories at Elswick and Scotswood, the products they produced and the people that worked there. By preserving these archives we can ensure that their legacy lives on. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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elswickworks | newcastleupontyne | factory | armstrongwhitworth | women | employees | industry | industrial | manufacturing | ww1 | firstworldwar | industrialheritage | workshopoftheworld | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | mark | grain | archives | groupphotograph | gathering | scotswoodworks | vickersarmstrong | factories | rivertyne | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | facinating | blouse | interesting | engaging | carpet | shoe | shine | floor | wall | room | interior | men | fabric | crease | chair | seated | standing | attentive | still | dress | trousers | pocket | button | stocking | tie | necklace | hair | belt | skin | pattern | products

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Visiting Newcastle's slums

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John Grantham, Sheriff of Newcastle, surveying slum clearance areas during a visit by the Minister of Health, 16 October 1925 (TWAM ref. DF.GRA/1/4). The Minister, Neville Chamberlain MP, is not pictured in this image. These images belong to a series of albums documenting John Grantham?s service to the City of Newcastle upon Tyne as its Sheriff 1924-1925 and its Lord Mayor 1936-1937. John Grantham was born in Blyth in 1877 and became a cinema proprietor in Newcastle. He was elected to the City Council in 1912 and became an alderman in 1932. The albums give us an interesting insight into the duties of Lord Mayor and Sheriff as well as a fascinating picture of the times. 2016 is the 800th anniversary of the creation of Newcastle's Mayoralty and Burgesses. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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johngrantham | sheriff | slumhousing | children | poverty | newcastleupontyne | 1920s | northeastengland | tyneside | hats | publichealth | slums | hardship | unitedkingdom | surveying | slumclearanceareas | visit | ministerofhealth | accompanied | nevillechamberlainmp | minister | lordmayor | cinemaproprietor | citycouncil | alderman | duties | service | publicservice | prudhoestreet | liverpoolstreet | cigar | smoking | cane | cap | hat | ribbon | gathering | wall | brick | door | doorway | socialhistory | mark | ground | debris | darkness | child | man | attentive | distracted | standing | moustache | smiling | shorts | shoe | trousers | coat | shirt | tie | immaculate | interesting | fascinating | unusual | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | industry | carpet | mat | 16october1925 | officialvisit | government | authority | documentation | adult

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Reading and Rocking in Melrose, Florida

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Ewbank Royal Carpet Sweeper

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Carpet sweeper, bronze wood, wooden handle. Maker: Ewbank - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.

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Brownies working together

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Members of the Royal Victoria School for the Blind Brownie pack, January 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28235D). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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children | education | royalvictoriaschoolfortheblind | newcastleupontyne | brownies | girlguiding | crafts | disability | ukdisabilityhistorymonth | blindness | visualimpairment | blackandwhitephotograph | socialheritage | browniepack | january1962 | 2014 | royalvictoriaasylum | coronation | queenvictoria | 1837 | spital | northumberlandstreet | premises | drhodgkinson | benwelldene | northofengland | specialgroups | shirt | costume | dummy | face | dress | belt | badge | tie | pin | hair | wool | touch | senses | figure | pillow | cloth | material | table | carpet | pattern | floor | wall | chair | fireplace | ledge | shelf | timber | frame | glass | lightshade | stand | glasses | smile | attentive | striking | unusual | fastener | zip | hand | girls | female | light | shadow | photoframe | books | window | curtain | watch

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Members of the Brownie pack

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This appears to show a presentation to a member of the Brownie pack at the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, January 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28235C). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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children | education | royalvictoriaschoolfortheblind | newcastleupontyne | brownies | girlguiding | disability | ukdisabilityhistorymonth | blindness | visualimpairment | socialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | browniepack | members | january1962 | blind | royalvictoriaasylum | coronation | queenvictoria | 1837 | spital | northumberlandstreet | royalvictoriaschool | drhodgkinson | students | benwelldene | pupils | northofengland | specialgroups | educationsystem | aschoolfortheblind | floor | carpet | pattern | rug | foldingtable | wood | fireplace | wall | shadow | paint | shelf | door | glass | organ | decoration | presentation | gathering | woman | hat | dress | uniform | shoes | arm | leg | hand | feet | head | face | eye | nose | mouth | lip | ear | socks | shine | cloth | cylinder | attentive | distracted | striking | unusual | poignant | hair | object

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Brownies taking part in craft activities

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Members of the Royal Victoria School for the Blind Brownie pack, January 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28235A). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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children | education | royalvictoriaschoolfortheblind | newcastleupontyne | brownies | girlguiding | crafts | disability | ukdisabilityhistorymonth | blindness | visualimpairment | blackandwhitephotograph | activities | browniepack | january1962 | 2014 | royalvictoriaasylum | coronation | queenvictoria | 1837 | northofengland | pupils | school | formerhouse | drhodgkinson | benwelldene | integrate | specialgroups | mainstreameducationsystem | 1985 | legislation | socialheritage | abstract | unusual | girl | girls | table | britishflag | crease | hair | uniform | tie | dress | belt | uniforms | eyeglasses | eye | touch | feel | plate | shine | scratch | paint | leg | carpet | pattern | floor | wall | shadow | light | mantelpiece | tile | glass | door | frame | structure | doors | concentrating | absorbed | companion | companionship | identification | read | senses | sensation | awareness

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Harrop Brothers Fashion Parade 1960

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This photograph was taken by Turners, entitled 'Harrop Brothers Fashion Parade at Station Hotel'. The Harrop brothers established the yarn company Sirdar, and here you can see some of their knitted designs being modelled in a fashion parade at the Royal Station Hotel in Newcastle. Date: 11/10/1960 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: DT.TUR-2-25202-K (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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fashion | knitting | sirdar | knittedclothes | knittedoutfits | turners | 1960 | newcastle | sixties | catwalk | fashionparade | sixtiesfashion | royalstationhotel | models | catwalkmodel | wool | outfits | harropbrothers | parade | artanddesign | socialhistory | archives | abstract | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | 11101960 | harropbrothersfashionparade | fashiondesign | stationhotel | stage | newcastlefashion1940s1970s | newcastleupontyne | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | yarncompany | knitteddesigns | modelled | model | female | woman | photographicandvideoproductioncompany | turnersltd | curtain | fabric | crease | floor | interior | room | audience | seated | head | flowers | vase | table | chair | lightshade | carpet | fascinating | unusual | interesting

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Passionate Edwardians

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postcard | edwardian | kissing | passion | passionate | embrace | flowers | tenderness | sensual | racy | tender | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | holes | mark | blur | tear | colour | earlytwentiethcentury | socialhistory | handwriting | text | transcription | romantic | emotional | poignant | interesting | unusual | fascinating | insight | portrait | archives | postcards | inscription | love | vase | carpet | floor | interior | room | wall | frame | window | glass | curtain | furnishings | box | cloth | bed | necklace | dress | suit | shirt | immaculate | pocket | plate | grain | cabinet | light | dark | crease | puncture | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | man | woman | tie | ribbon | hair

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Young sponsor prepares to launch ship

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View of the sponsor ready to launch the cargo ship ?Miss Chandris?, built by William Doxford & Sons, Pallion, 11 March 1959 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/1/830/1/3). The young girl in the picture is Eugenia Chandris, daughter of the Greek shipowner Dimitris Chandris. At 20 months old she was believed to be the youngest person to launch a ship at Sunderland. Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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misschandris | williamdoxfordsonsltd | pallionsunderland | cargoship | shipbuilding | shiplaunches | shipyard | children | blackandwhitephotograph | girl | hat | stockings | shoes | coat | stand | shine | light | reporters | camera | tie | shirt | jacket | cleanshaven | smile | amused | attentive | table | cloth | flowers | ribbon | blur | momentous | unusual | structure | frame | rail | audience | sponsor | maritimeheritage | ?misschandris? | industry | 11march1959 | riverwear | marineengineering | workers | crew | speech | pattern | carpet | timber | glove | strap | pockets | bolts | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | bulb | decoration

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Opening an exhibition of Indian products

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John Grantham, Lord Mayor of Newcastle, at the opening of a Government of India exhibition at 130 Grainger Street, Newcastle, 18 July 1937 (TWAM ref. DF.GRA/5/3). The Lady Mayoress was presented with a basket of Indian products These images belong to a series of albums documenting John Grantham?s service to the City of Newcastle upon Tyne as its Sheriff 1924-1925 and its Lord Mayor 1936-1937. John Grantham was born in Blyth in 1877 and became a cinema proprietor in Newcastle. He was elected to the City Council in 1912 and became an alderman in 1932. The albums give us an interesting insight into the duties of Lord Mayor and Sheriff as well as a fascinating picture of the times. 2016 is the 800th anniversary of the creation of Newcastle's Mayoralty and Burgesses. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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johngrantham | lordmayor | newcastleupontyne | 1930s | northeastengland | tyneside | exhibition | india | indian | tradeexhibition | hats | products | tins | indianproducts | consumerism | interesting | unusual | fascinating | servingthecity | socialhistory | industry | service | duty | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | opening | governmentofindiaexhibition | 130graingerstreet | unitedkingdom | 18july1937 | ladymayoress | presentation | basket | displays | curtain | wall | floor | containers | glasses | suit | dress | hat | flower | ribbon | tie | shirt | crease | fabric | blur | mark | gathering | people | standing | shoe | shine | reflection | glass | table | shelf | bottles | paper | boxes | cardboard | smiling | moustache | necklace | cashregister | event | occasion | cylinder | tin | carpet | trade | indianculture

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Powder room at the Paramount Theatre, Newcastle

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View of the ladies powder room at the Paramount Theatre, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, September 1931 (TWAM ref. DX1677/1/1). The Odeon Cinema opened on Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne on 7 September 1931. It as originally known as the Paramount Theatre but was taken over by Odeon in 1939. The Odeon?s luxurious décor made it one of the country?s finest cinemas and arguably the North East?s best loved. Most of the images in this album date from its opening and convey a real sense of the building?s elegance and beauty. Sadly the cinema closed in 2002 and was demolished in 2017. This image is from an album which was kindly donated to the Archives by the Northumberland & Newcastle Society. (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.

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paramounttheatre | theatre | cinema | pilgrimstreet | newcastleupontyne | odeoncinema | 1930s | architecture | tyneside | northeastengland | artdeco | powderroom | mirrors | luxurious | historic | lights | lighting | decor | furniture | interior | unitedkingdom | blackandwhitephotograph | industry | archives | newcastle | ladiespowderroom | september1931 | mirror | light | stool | table | chair | wall | carpet | floor | ceiling | door | vent | design | ornamentation | 7september1931 | odeon | opening | luxuriousdécor | extravagance | northeast | entertainment | socialhistory | building | elegance | beauty | closure | 2002 | demolished | 2017 | picture | frame | artanddesign | abstract | development | construction | structure | unusual | fascinating | compelling | interesting | show | grain | mark | shine | pattern | decoration | heritage

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Lobby of the Paramount Theatre, Newcastle

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View of the lobby at the Paramount Theatre, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, September 1931 (TWAM ref. DX1677/1/1). The Odeon Cinema opened on Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne on 7 September 1931. It as originally known as the Paramount Theatre but was taken over by Odeon in 1939. The Odeon?s luxurious décor made it one of the country?s finest cinemas and arguably the North East?s best loved. Most of the images in this album date from its opening and convey a real sense of the building?s elegance and beauty. Sadly the cinema closed in 2002 and was demolished in 2017. This image is from an album which was kindly donated to the Archives by the Northumberland & Newcastle Society. (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.

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paramounttheatre | theatre | cinema | pilgrimstreet | newcastleupontyne | odeoncinema | 1930s | architecture | tyneside | northeastengland | artdeco | lobby | luxurious | historic | lights | lighting | decor | furniture | september1931 | newcastle | 7september1931 | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | abstract | socialhistory | artanddesign | design | opening | odeon | 1939 | luxuriousdécor | luxury | furnishings | poster | board | plants | pot | floor | mark | pattern | grain | sign | wall | doorway | stairs | carpet | ceiling | artificiallight | show | entertainment | showtime | shine | discolouration | shadow | surreal | interesting | unusual | compelling | unitedkingdom | northeast | elegance | beauty | closure | 2002 | demolished | 2017 | advertising | events | signage

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General Grant and Family

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Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Cornell University Library Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214 Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library, Cornell University Title: General Grant and Family Political Party: Republican Date Made: 1867 Measurement: Print: 10 x 14 in.; 25.4 x 35.56 cm Classification: Prints Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5z3c There are no known U.S. copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Cornell University Library which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the Library be credited as its source.

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cornelluniversitylibrary | popularprints | portraits | grantulyssess18221885 | grantjuliadent | grantfrederickdent | grantulyssess18521929 | grantellenwrenshall | grantjesseroot | groupportraits | families | tables | chairs | uniforms | carpets | promotionalmaterials | presidentsspousesunitedstates | culidentifier:value=2214pr0031 | culidentifier:lunafield=idnumber

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1st class smoking room on RMS Mauretania

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View of the 1st class smoking room looking forward on the 'Mauretania', c1907 (TWAM ref. ds.swh/5/3/4/2/B359). She was launched at the Wallsend yard of Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, 20 September 1906. The '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.

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mauretania | vessel | historic | important | firstclass | smokingroom | ships | shipbuilding | rivertyne | northeastengland | oceanliner | passengership | wallsend | swanhunterwighamrichardson | shipyard | cunardline | wealth | luxury | luxurious | elegant | interior | room | grand | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industry | abstract | rmsmauretania | c1907 | launched | wallsendyard | 20september1906 | famous | tyneside | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | interesting | impressive | unusual | fascinating | 1stclasssmokingroom | lights | carpet | floor | wall | ceiling | table | chair | furniture | fireplace | shine | decoration | post | pattern | timber | architecture | design | artanddesign | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | cushion | candle | upperclass | empty | blur | decor | wealthy | status | meetingplace | social | society | construction | development | progress

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Main balcony foyer at the Paramount Theatre, Newcastle

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paramounttheatre | theatre | cinema | pilgrimstreet | newcastleupontyne | odeoncinema | 1930s | architecture | tyneside | northeastengland | artdeco | foyer | luxurious | historic | lights | lighting | decor | furniture | interior | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | abstract | mainbalconyfoyer | unitedkingdom | september1931 | 7september1931 | opening | odeon | 1939 | luxuriousdécor | beauty | elegance | building | construction | progress | progression | fascinating | unusual | artanddesign | socialhistory | industry | industrialheritage | closure | 2002 | demolished | 2017 | decoration | northumberlandnewcastlesociety | picture | frame | glare | wall | floor | carpet | stairs | passage | pattern | doorway | curtain | fabric | crease | ceiling | shadow | stand | legs | plant | entertainment | show | glimpse | view | documentation | seating | grain | mark

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Interior of the Suleymaniye Mosque, Nave

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Collection: A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library Accession Number: 15/5/3090.00050 Title: Interior of the Suleymaniye Mosque, Nave Photographer: J. Pascal Sébah (Turkish, active 1860-1880) Architect: Mimar Sinan (Turkish, 1489-1588) Building Date: 1550-1570 Photograph date: ca. 1865-ca. 1888 Location: Asia: Turkey; Istanbul Materials: albumen print Image: 13.5 x 10.375 in.; 34.29 x 26.3525 cm Style: Ottoman Provenance: Transfer from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5s86 There are no known U.S. copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Cornell University Library which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the Library be credited as its source. We had some help with the geocoding from Web Services by Yahoo!

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Opening of Benwell Billiard Saloon

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View of John Grantham, Sheriff of Newcastle at the opening of Benwell Billiard Saloon, 28 November 1924 (TWAM ref. DF.GRA/1/1). These images belong to a series of albums documenting John Grantham?s service to the City of Newcastle upon Tyne as its Sheriff 1924-1925 and its Lord Mayor 1936-1937. John Grantham was born in Blyth in 1877 and became a cinema proprietor in Newcastle. He was elected to the City Council in 1912 and became an alderman in 1932. The albums give us an interesting insight into the duties of Lord Mayor and Sheriff as well as a fascinating picture of the times. 2016 is the 800th anniversary of the creation of Newcastle's Mayoralty and Burgesses. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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