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Greeting Sunderland's FA Cup winning team, 1937 Greeting Sunderland's FA Cup winning team, 1937

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Long-serving employees at Readhead's shipyard Long-serving employees at Readhead's shipyard

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Conjurer entertaining children Conjurer entertaining children

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girls | girls | boy | boy | party | party | abstract | abstract | man | man | industry | industry | boys | boys | girl | girl | smile | smile | hat | hat | wall | wall | kids | kids | standing | standing | children | children | table | table | fun | fun | happy | happy | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | chair | chair | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | child | child | mask | mask | furniture | furniture | interior | interior | room | room | daughter | daughter | smiles | smiles | hats | hats | vessel | vessel | social | social | structure | structure | ceiling | ceiling | entertainment | entertainment | maritime | maritime | 1950s | 1950s | gathering | gathering | entertainer | entertainer | laughter | laughter | cheer | cheer | launch | launch | tablecloth | tablecloth | director | director | northeast | northeast | seated | seated | youngster | youngster | southshields | southshields | development | development | partnership | partnership | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | magician | magician | entertain | entertain | 1865 | 1865 | bulkcarrier | bulkcarrier | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | shiplaunch | shiplaunch | gloxinia | gloxinia | unsual | unsual | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | lawe | lawe | conjurer | conjurer | comradeship | comradeship | stagline | stagline | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | highwestyard | highwestyard | 20february1958 | 20february1958 | nicholasjrobinson | nicholasjrobinson | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | dorothyannerobinson | dorothyannerobinson | shipyardmanager | shipyardmanager | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco

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'Vishva Pallav' afloat after launch

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View of 'Vishva Pallav' afloat on the River Wear after launch at the Deptford Yard of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd, 3 March 1980 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/3/11). 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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sunderland | shipbuilding | shiplaunches | cargoship | shipyard | launch | maritimeheritage | colourphotograph | deptfordyard | riverwear | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | shippingcorporationofindia | crane | rail | water | rope | chain | buildings | splash | staircase | platform | frame | structure | debris | steel | metal | piles | soil | dust | dustparticles | vishvapallav | afloat | 3march1980 | stilts | workers | people | clothes | windows | doorway | porthole | port | marineengineering | supplies | industrial | bank | timber | wood | bolts | plate | cylinder | telegraph | chimney | momentous | surreal | historicaldocument | comradeship | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | vessels

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3 Westoe Colliery Workers

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Photographs taken of Westoe Colliery before closure 1993, by Les Golding. In March 1993, came the announcement that Westoe Colliery was to be closed and many of the working men there carried out their last shifts on 7th May 1993. Westoe Colliery was situated south of the River Tyne, South Shields and was the last pit on the Tyne. Ref: TWAS:35mm.c3.46 (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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westoecolliery | closure | pit | demolition | coal | workingmen | lesgolding | 1993 | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | southshields | blackandwhitephotograph | uniform | hardhats | overalls | numbers | wheels | machinery | shirt | hardboots | workers | lastshifts | 7thmay | southoftherivertyne | lastpit | tyne | glass | windows | grass | slope | steeringwheel | mirror | bars | lights | metal | steel | joints | letters | words | 125c | timber | wood | walls | structure | beam | door | entrance | debris | soil | dirt | comradeship | lever | smile | beard | moustache | cleanshaven | marks | mechanical | industrialheritage | striking | westoe

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Working on a new ship at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

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Reference: DS.JLT-5-3-8-1 This image has been taken from the Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd shipbuilders? collection. The photographs, taken at the Sunderland Based Shipyard were used in the publicity campaign 'The Art of Shipbuilding' published in 1946 to promote the firms of Joseph L. Thompson & Sons Ltd and Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd. Inspired by the upcoming Grayson Perry exhibition 'The Vanity in small differences' Tyne & Wear Archives have created this set in reaction to some of the themes surrounding Sunderland and its social make up that have been explored by Grayson Perry in his six large scale tapestries. This set features both Social and Landscape Photography of a nostalgic Sunderland; these consist of both Aerial views of the physical make up of Sunderland's landscape, mixed with social portraits of the working community and industrial scenes traditionally associated with Sunderland's Heritage. Both are relevant to Grayson Perry's upcoming collection of Tapestries exploring the story of class mobility and the influence social class has on our aesthetic taste. When recently interviewed on the subject Perry states "When I asked club singer Sean Foster-Conley what I should feature in my tapestries to show working-class taste, he said ?the mines and shipyards?. ?But they no longer exist,? I replied. In a very important way, however, he was right. The heavy industries that shaped the north of England also shaped the emotional lives of the generations of people who lived there. Winding towers and cranes can be torn down in a day, but the bonds, formed through shared hardship working under them, live on." These images of a community driven by industry, mixed with Aerial Views of the physical make up of Sunderland during this time reflect on Perry's view of the eternal relevance that Sunderland's social and industrial past has on its present community. More information on 'The Vanity of Small Differences' can be found here. (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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Elswick Works cricket team

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Elswick Works Cricket XI, 1891 (TWAM ref. 1027/377). ?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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Working Out

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William Alfred Cocks of Ryton [1892-1971] Collection Here are some boys taking part in physical exercises at the Boys Club, run from Cocks' own home. nd [1910] William A Cocks of 18, St Mary's Terrace, Ryton, was a well known local watch and clock maker and a keen amateur archaeologist and photographer. His father, John Cocks was a Newcastle Bank official who wrote for the Hexham Courant as "Old Cross" for many years, and was closely involved with Ryton Congregational Church. William Cocks was also probably a member of the Church and recorded its activities. Ref: DX943/3/5 To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627367731665/wit... (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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School play

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Children performing in a school play at the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1982 (TWAM ref. E.NC18/24). Possibly a Nativity performance (is that a donkey I can see in the background?). 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) Reproduced with kind permission of the Royal Victoria Trust for the Blind. 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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Welcome to their Majesties

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This is a photograph of Shipyard workers standing beside a sign reading 'Welcome to their Majesties' and welcoming King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, 7 April 1943 Reference: 1061/1209/4 On 22 November Prince William will be visiting Sunderland and South Tyneside to take part in a number of youth development events. During the visit he will also officially open Haven Point, the new leisure centre in South Shields. To celebrate this Tyne & Wear Archives has produced a short flickr set remembering past royal visits to the region?s shipyards. Most of the visits featured here took place during difficult times and they gave a real boost to public spirits in the face of two World Wars. A short blog relating to these images can be read here . These images are part of the Tyne & Wear Archives Shipyard Collection. In July 2013 the outstanding historical significance of the Collection was recognised by UNESCO through its inscription to the UK Memory of the World Register. (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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visits | events | royal | monarchy | industry | patriotic | tynewear | northeast | historical | maritime | wartime | king | prince | morale | queen | welcometotheirmajesties | blackandwhitephotograph | humanity | people | text | letters | shadow | workers | shipyard | maritimeheritage | hats | shirt | trousers | coat | shoes | buttons | comradeship | sign | message | welcome | royalty | majesties | kinggeorgevi | johnreadheadsonsltd | board | southshields | 7april1943 | royalvisit | memory | reflection | moral | boost | hardship | difficulttimes | beacon | hope | publicspirits | twoworldwars | structure | vents | wall | mechanical | wheel | pole | cheer | chain | metal | steel | bolts | iron | pattern | proud | builders | rail | debris | post | stairs | windows | vent | lever

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Complete ring of turbine blading - Mauretania

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Photograph of a completed ring of turbine blading with workmen to indicate scale on the 'Mauretania'. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Maufactured by Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co. Ltd. Reference: TWAS: L4673.12 (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 | coalbunkers | magic | lantern | aft | slide | ship | construction | wallsend | swanhunterltd | wighamrichardsoncoltd | neptuneyard | wallsendyard | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | cunard | blueriband | marine | sea | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | tyneandwear | tyne | northeast | blackwhitephotos | workmen | lowpressure | rmsmauretania | rotor | famous | tyneside | wallsendslipwayengineeringcoltd | maufactured | industrialheritage | striking | people | humanity | uniform | comradeship | testimony | parts | metal | joint | supports | belt | pipes

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Shipyard of William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland

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This is a Photograph of King George V leaving Doxfords shipyard, Pallion, 15 June 1917. Reference: DS.DOX/6/14/1/3 On 22 November Prince William will be visiting Sunderland and South Tyneside to take part in a number of youth development events. During the visit he will also officially open Haven Point, the new leisure centre in South Shields. To celebrate this Tyne & Wear Archives has produced a short flickr set remembering past royal visits to the region?s shipyards. Most of the visits featured here took place during difficult times and they gave a real boost to public spirits in the face of two World Wars. A short blog relating to these images can be read here . These images are part of the Tyne & Wear Archives Shipyard Collection. In July 2013 the outstanding historical significance of the Collection was recognised by UNESCO through its inscription to the UK Memory of the World Register. (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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visits | events | royal | monarchy | industry | patriotic | tynewear | northeast | historical | maritime | wartime | king | prince | morale | queen | blackandwhite | people | momentousoccasion | kinggeorgev | doxfordsshipyard | pallion | 15june1917 | shipyardheritage | difficulttimes | hardship | worldwars | publicspirits | uplifting | cheer | respect | brickwalls | takinghatoff | passageway | thoroughfare | menandwomen | crowds | chimneys | archway | windows | fence | arch | pipe | noticeboard | comradeship | cars | wheels | seats | uniform | sparewheel | williamdoxfordsonsltd | hope | sunderland | bonds | ration | debt | rationing | commemoration | royalty | ties

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Charabanc Outing

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July 1924. Children from Sunderland School for the blind going on an excursion to the hayfields. The charabanc is parked outside the Central Library and Museum in Sunderland. Many of the children had never been in a motor before. ?To them, their fingers are eyes? From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised several handling sessions for the blind, first offering an invitation to the children from the Sunderland Council Blind School, to handle a few of the collections at Sunderland Museum, which was ?eagerly accepted?. Ref: TWCMS:K13826(2) view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (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 - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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blind | children | adults | johnalfredcharltondeas | charltondeas | handlingsessions | sunderland | sunderlandmuseum | touch | see | objects | collections | access | curator | sessions | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | excursion | hayfields | charabanc | library | blackandwhitephotograph | july1924 | outing | car | vehicle | wheels | road | stone | centrallibrary | firsttimeexperience | fingersareeyes | from1913 | formercurator | invitation | sunderlandcouncilblindschool | eager | enjoying | comradeship | hats | shirt | coat | blazer | steel | metel | bolt | door | window | glass | building | doorway | wall | pillar | grand | socialheritage | lights | pole | sign | language | communication | sense | sensation | standing | shoes | trousers | pattern | uniform | plate | structure

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Conjurer entertaining children

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View of a children?s party following the launch of the bulk carrier ?Gloxinia?, 20 February 1958 (TWAM ref. DS.RDD/4/21/3). The vessel was launched by Dorothy Anne Robinson, daughter of Nicholas J. Robinson, a director of the Stag Line. This set celebrates the achievements of the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons. The firm has played a significant role in the North East?s illustrious shipbuilding history and the development of South Shields. The company began in 1865 when John Readhead, a shipyard manager, entered into business with J Softley at a small yard on the Lawe at South Shields. Following the dissolution of the partnership in 1872, it continued as John Readhead & Co on the same site until 1880 when the High West Yard was purchased. After Readhead?s four sons were taken into the business in 1888 the company traded as John Readhead & Sons becoming a limited company in 1908. In 1968 the company was absorbed by the Swan Hunter Group and in 1977 became part of the nationalised British Shipbuilders. In the same year the last vessel was launched and the site was sold off in 1984. Readheads was prolific and built over 600 ships from 1865 to 1968, including 87 vessels for the Hain Steamship Company Ltd and over forty for the Strick Line Ltd. The shipyard also built four ships for the Prince Line, founded by Sir James Knott. The firm built vessels, which were involved in the major conflicts of the Twentieth Century. During the First World War they built patrol vessels and ?x? lighters (motor landing craft used in the Gallipoli campaign) for the Admiralty. During the Second World War the firm built tankers for the Normandy Landings. (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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southshields | shipbuilding | johnreadheadsonsltd | children | shiplaunch | gloxinia | stagline | 1950s | conjurer | magician | entertainment | entertainer | party | happy | smiles | hats | fun | kids | boys | girls | social | industrial | industry | maritime | abstract | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | fascinating | unsual | interesting | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | gathering | room | wall | ceiling | interior | man | standing | seated | table | chair | furniture | tablecloth | cheer | smile | laughter | comradeship | youngster | mask | hat | entertain | launch | vessel | ship | child | boy | girl | bulkcarrier | 20february1958 | dorothyannerobinson | daughter | director | nicholasjrobinson | northeast | construction | structure | development | 1865 | johnreadhead | shipyardmanager | partnership | jsoftley | lawe | johnreadheadco | highwestyard

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The tanker 'Tynefield' ready for launch

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road | roof | chimney | heritage | window | glass | wall | buildings | workers | construction | cabin | industrial | panel | crane | timber | steel | parts | ships | debris | platform | engineering | cargo | structure | deck | maritime | frame | porthole | mast | launch | shipyard | hebburn | section | tanker | vessels | rivertyne | shipbuilding | aerialphotograph | momentous | blackandwhitephotograph | comradeship | maritimeheritage | hawthornleslie | tynefield | 25march1952

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Children from Sunderland?s School for the Blind with a selection of war souvenirs

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When the First World War began Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery had been established for 68 years. The Director in 1914 was the formidable J. A. Charlton Deas who is remembered principally for his pioneering work, started in 1913, with the blind, giving them hands on access to the collection so that they could see with their fingers. Deas was also a pioneer in touring exhibitions and in contemporary recording. In November 1914 he was requested to also take on the role of Supervising Librarian at West Hartlepool, after the librarian there had joined up. One month later West Hartlepool was bombarded by the German Imperial Navy. Although he tried collecting objects from the bombardment ?there was great demand for them? and he could not secure any but he was successful in acquiring nearly 100 photographs showing the aftermath, which he used in an exhibition shown in both West Hartlepool and Sunderland. In July 1919 Deas was responsible for organising Sunderland?s impressive Peace Parade. It included elaborate floats representing the countries of our allies as well as contingents of the armed forces and civilian organisations that took part. (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 claire.ross@twmuseums.org.uk

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Grainger Market, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Flower stall 1980s (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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Opening of Washington Liberal Club

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This is a photograph of the opening of Washington Liberal Club by David Steele. This photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/326/1 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown 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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Image 27 from a photograph album of presentations to shipyard workers, social events and launches

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Taken from the Joseph L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, shipbuilders, Sunderland Collection, c1960s - c1981. Reference no. DS.JLT/6/6 (image 27) This photograph was selected by Andy Martin as part of the 'Uncovering Archives Photography' Workshop held at Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives in November 2012. See Andy's response to this image here: www.flickr.com/photos/interzone-inc/8357950261/in/pool-un... Find out more about the project here: www.flickr.com/groups/uncoveringarchivesphotography/ (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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Galley on the tanker 'Aluco'

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Galley on the tanker ?Aluco?, October 1959 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/695/11/35). She was launched at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland on 23 April 1959. This set celebrates the achievements of the famous Sunderland shipbuilding firm Joseph L. Thompson & Sons. The company?s origins date back to 1846 when the firm was known as Robert Thompson & Sons. Robert Thompson senior died in 1860, leaving his second son Joseph Lowes Thompson in control. In 1870 the shipyard completed its last wooden vessel and was then adapted for iron shipbuilding. By 1880 the firm had expanded its operations over much of North Sands and in 1884 completed the construction of Manor Quay, which served as fitting out and repair facilities. For many years in the late nineteenth century the yard was the most productive in Sunderland and in 1894 had the fourth largest output of any shipyard in the world. The Depression affected the firm severely in the early 1930s and no vessels were launched from 1931 to 1934. However, during those years the company developed a hull design giving greater efficiency and economy in service. During the Second World War the prototype developed by Joseph L. Thompson & Sons proved so popular that it was used by the US Government as the basis of over 2,700 Liberty ships built at American shipyards between 1942 and 1945. After the War the North Sands shipyard went on to build many fine cargo ships, oil tankers and bulk carriers. Sadly the shipyard closed in 1979, although it briefly reopened in 1986 to construct the crane barge ITM Challenger. (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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Rifle Club

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This is a photograph of the Local Rifle Club in Washington, UK. The Photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/470/2 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown 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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Greeting Sunderland's FA Cup winning team, 1937

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John Grantham greets the FA Cup winning Sunderland team at Newcastle Central Station on their return from Wembley, 3 May 1937 (TWAM ref. DF.GRA/5/2). Captain Raich Carter is holding the Cup. 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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Hawthorn Leslie shipbuilders playing bowls

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Craftsmen at work

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This photograph shows craftsmen at work at the Hawthorn Leslie shipyard, Hebburn, c1960s. Reference: 2931-43-19 This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous shipbuilding and engineering firm of Hawthorn Leslie. The album gives us a fascinating glimpse of life at the company's shipyard at Hebburn from the late 1930s to the 1960s. There are remarkable images of the men at work in the yard and a poignant series showing the terrible damage caused during the Second World War to HMS Kelly, one of Hawthorn Leslie's best loved ships. This particular collection of images follows the Birth and ultimate Death of a ship. From the craft and pride in its production and the joy in its performance, to the devastation and price of its destruction. A blog about this fascinating collection can been viewed here on the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums website. (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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Hawthorn Leslie shipbuilders playing bowls

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Members of the shipbuilding team taking part in a bowls match between HMS Kelly and Hawthorn Leslie, c1940 (TWAM ref 2931 unlisted). This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous shipbuilding and engineering firm of Hawthorn Leslie. The album gives us a fascinating glimpse of life at the company's shipyard at Hebburn from the late 1930s to the 1960s. There are remarkable images of the men at work in the yard and a poignant series showing the terrible damage caused during the Second World War to HMS Kelly, one of Hawthorn Leslie's best loved ships. This particular collection of images follows the Birth and ultimate Death of a ship. From the craft and pride in its production and the joy in its performance, to the devastation and price of its destruction. A blog about this fascinating collection can been viewed here on the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums website. (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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