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Preparing to launch the cargo ship 'Highcliffe' Preparing to launch the cargo ship 'Highcliffe'

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southshields | southshields | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | shipyard | shipyard | industry | industry | industrial | industrial | shipping | shipping | maritime | maritime | southtyneside | southtyneside | rivertyne | rivertyne | northeastengland | northeastengland | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | children | children | shiplaunch | shiplaunch | hats | hats | cute | cute | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | digitalimage | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | archives | archives | abstract | abstract | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | launch | launch | cargoship | cargoship | highcliffe | highcliffe | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsons | 10september1927 | 10september1927 | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | development | development | production | production | structure | structure | construction | construction | interesting | interesting | engaging | engaging | fascinating | fascinating | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | shipyardmanager | shipyardmanager | jsoftley | jsoftley | lawe | lawe | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco | highwestyard | highwestyard | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | readheads | readheads | ships | ships | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | princeline | princeline | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | man | man | handle | handle | hat | hat | deck | deck | platform | platform | rail | rail | timber | timber | ladder | ladder | sky | sky | shoe | shoe | shine | shine | suit | suit | button | button | crease | crease | fabric | fabric | bolt | bolt | panel | panel | steps | steps | grain | grain | blur | blur | mark | mark | rope | rope | coat | coat | dress | dress | distracted | distracted

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

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johngrantham | johngrantham | lordmayor | lordmayor | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | 1930s | 1930s | northeastengland | northeastengland | tyneside | tyneside | wearside | wearside | football | football | sunderlandafc | sunderlandafc | facup | facup | raichcarter | raichcarter | sport | sport | celebration | celebration | trophy | trophy | competition | competition | event | event | occasion | occasion | winner | winner | sunderlandteam | sunderlandteam | servingthecity | servingthecity | duty | duty | service | service | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | socialhistory | socialhistory | archives | archives | industry | industry | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | fascinating | fascinating | unusual | unusual | interesting | interesting | engaging | engaging | facupwinner | facupwinner | newcastlecentralstation | newcastlecentralstation | shine | shine | wembley | wembley | 3may1937 | 3may1937 | captainraichcarter | captainraichcarter | cup | cup | vessel | vessel | room | room | blur | blur | signage | signage | door | door | doorway | doorway | men | men | gathering | gathering | meeting | meeting | smile | smile | laughter | laughter | suit | suit | tie | tie | stripes | stripes | shirt | shirt | crease | crease | flower | flower | pocket | pocket | necklace | necklace | uniform | uniform | glasses | glasses | moustache | moustache | hair | hair | button | button | traincarriage | traincarriage | transportation | transportation | footballcup | footballcup | comradeship | comradeship | sheriff | sheriff | 192425 | 192425 | 193637 | 193637 | blyth | blyth | 1877 | 1877 | cinemaproprietor | cinemaproprietor | citycouncil | citycouncil | 1912 | 1912 | teeth | teeth

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Meeting five sets of twins Meeting five sets of twins

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johngrantham | johngrantham | lordmayor | lordmayor | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | 1930s | 1930s | northeastengland | northeastengland | tyneside | tyneside | atkinsonroadschool | atkinsonroadschool | twins | twins | children | children | cute | cute | socialhistory | socialhistory | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | digitalimage | industry | industry | service | service | duty | duty | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | engaging | engaging | interesting | interesting | unusual | unusual | servingthecity | servingthecity | fivesets | fivesets | visit | visit | 14december1936 | 14december1936 | interior | interior | room | room | wall | wall | window | window | frame | frame | glass | glass | event | event | occasion | occasion | paper | paper | noticeboard | noticeboard | wire | wire | board | board | desk | desk | timber | timber | floor | floor | shadow | shadow | gathering | gathering | men | men | woman | woman | staff | staff | education | education | teaching | teaching | teacher | teacher | socks | socks | shorts | shorts | trousers | trousers | crease | crease | coat | coat | button | button | dress | dress | belt | belt | necklace | necklace | uniform | uniform | smile | smile | attentive | attentive | standing | standing | tie | tie | stripe | stripe | shirt | shirt | glasses | glasses | ear | ear | arm | arm | cityofnewcastleupontyne | cityofnewcastleupontyne | sheriff | sheriff | 19241925 | 19241925 | 19361937 | 19361937 | blyth | blyth | 1877 | 1877 | cinemaproprietor | cinemaproprietor | citycouncil | citycouncil | 1912 | 1912

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Launch of the cargo ship 'Highcliffe' Launch of the cargo ship 'Highcliffe'

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southshields | southshields | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | shipyard | shipyard | cargoship | cargoship | workers | workers | shiplaunch | shiplaunch | rivertyne | rivertyne | highcliffe | highcliffe | northeastengland | northeastengland | ships | ships | maritime | maritime | rivers | rivers | tyneside | tyneside | industry | industry | industrial | industrial | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | abstract | abstract | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | digitalimage | ship | ship | majestic | majestic | spectacular | spectacular | fascinating | fascinating | engaging | engaging | rail | rail | sky | sky | land | land | bank | bank | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | launch | launch | afloat | afloat | development | development | construction | construction | structure | structure | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | jsoftley | jsoftley | lawe | lawe | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco | highwestyard | highwestyard | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | princeline | princeline | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | vessels | vessels | oar | oar | anchor | anchor | porthole | porthole | deck | deck | cargo | cargo | transportation | transportation | crew | crew | standing | standing | boxes | boxes | label | label | letter | letter | chalk | chalk | debris | debris | ground | ground | timber | timber | ladder | ladder | beam | beam | buildings | buildings | wall | wall | roof | roof | pole | pole | flag | flag | hat | hat | river | river | crane | crane

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Swedish warship at Newcastle Quay Swedish warship at Newcastle Quay

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johngrantham | johngrantham | lordmayor | lordmayor | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | 1930s | 1930s | northeastengland | northeastengland | tyneside | tyneside | swedish | swedish | warship | warship | manligheten | manligheten | quayside | quayside | naval | naval | ship | ship | crew | crew | bank | bank | timber | timber | chain | chain | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | industry | industry | abstract | abstract | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | uniform | uniform | digitalimage | digitalimage | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | newcastlequay | newcastlequay | duty | duty | socialhistory | socialhistory | service | service | visit | visit | event | event | occasion | occasion | 5june1937 | 5june1937 | cityofnewcastle | cityofnewcastle | sheriff | sheriff | 192425 | 192425 | 193637 | 193637 | blyth | blyth | 1877 | 1877 | cinemaproprietor | cinemaproprietor | citycouncil | citycouncil | 1912 | 1912 | alderman | alderman | 1932 | 1932 | navy | navy | mast | mast | deck | deck | vessel | vessel | suit | suit | tie | tie | shirt | shirt | crease | crease | daylight | daylight | shadow | shadow | fascinating | fascinating | interesting | interesting | engaging | engaging | unusual | unusual | servingthecity | servingthecity | military | military | transportation | transportation | signage | signage | letter | letter | trailer | trailer | wheel | wheel | vehicle | vehicle | building | building | bolt | bolt | rope | rope | fence | fence | barrier | barrier | bar | bar | hat | hat | pulling | pulling | standing | standing | wall | wall

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Blackett Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1960 Blackett Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1960

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newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | 1960s | 1960s | tyneside | tyneside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackettstreet | blackettstreet | shops | shops | historic | historic | interesting | interesting | streetscene | streetscene | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | cars | cars | traffic | traffic | digitalimage | digitalimage | archives | archives | industry | industry | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | heritagebuildings | heritagebuildings | wall | wall | roof | roof | window | window | glass | glass | frame | frame | structure | structure | crossing | crossing | mark | mark | pedestrians | pedestrians | construction | construction | development | development | debris | debris | ground | ground | land | land | sky | sky | cloud | cloud | wire | wire | lamp | lamp | shadow | shadow | daylight | daylight | coat | coat | cap | cap | crease | crease | standing | standing | walking | walking | fascinating | fascinating | engaging | engaging | unusual | unusual | signage | signage | letter | letter | rail | rail | barrier | barrier | scenicviewsofnewcastle | scenicviewsofnewcastle | greysmonument | greysmonument | may1960 | may1960 | turnersltd | turnersltd | localbusinesses | localbusinesses | products | products | displays | displays | bus | bus | wheel | wheel | shine | shine | vegetation | vegetation | consumerism | consumerism | transportation | transportation | retail | retail | economy | economy | artanddesign | artanddesign | post | post | bag | bag | suit | suit | service | service | city | city | street | street | streetview | streetview | glimpse | glimpse

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

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

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Harriet Davison, convicted of stealing money Harriet Davison, convicted of stealing money

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victorian | victorian | criminals | criminals | crime | crime | villains | villains | prisoners | prisoners | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | gaol | gaol | tyneside | tyneside | northeastengland | northeastengland | 1873 | 1873 | photography | photography | jail | jail | female | female | laundress | laundress | stealing | stealing | theft | theft | hull | hull | woman | woman | historic | historic | interesting | interesting | unusual | unusual | socialhistory | socialhistory | sepiaphotograph | sepiaphotograph | neutralbackground | neutralbackground | hardship | hardship | archives | archives | grain | grain | blur | blur | wall | wall | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | seated | seated | hand | hand | finger | finger | dress | dress | hair | hair | curl | curl | crease | crease | button | button | blouse | blouse | fascinating | fascinating | engaging | engaging | poignant | poignant | frill | frill | decoration | decoration | serious | serious | shoulder | shoulder | selfportrait | selfportrait | mugshot | mugshot | criminalrecords | criminalrecords | publicrecord | publicrecord | criminalsof18711873 | criminalsof18711873 | widow | widow | darkbrown | darkbrown | stealingmoney | stealingmoney | conviction | conviction | 27march1873 | 27march1873 | 2monthshardlabour | 2monthshardlabour | convictedcriminal | convictedcriminal | detail | detail | withdrawn | withdrawn | scary | scary | surreal | surreal | mark | mark | ring | ring | wrinkle | wrinkle | stark | stark

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21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory (MIT) 21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory (MIT)

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This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is organized around specific theoretical paradigms. In each case our task will be, first, to work through the selected reading in order to see how it determines or defines the task of literary interpretation; second, to locate the limits of each particular approach; and finally, to trace the emergence of subsequent theoretical paradigms as responses to the achievements and limitations of what came before. The literary texts and films that accompany the theoretical material will serve as concrete cases that allow us to see theory in action. In general, then, each week we wil This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is organized around specific theoretical paradigms. In each case our task will be, first, to work through the selected reading in order to see how it determines or defines the task of literary interpretation; second, to locate the limits of each particular approach; and finally, to trace the emergence of subsequent theoretical paradigms as responses to the achievements and limitations of what came before. The literary texts and films that accompany the theoretical material will serve as concrete cases that allow us to see theory in action. In general, then, each week we wil

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strategies of reading | comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century | strategies of reading | comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century | theoretical paradigms | theoretical paradigms | literary interpretation | literary interpretation | interpretative approach | interpretative approach | film | film | literature | literature

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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see http://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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Newcastle Civic Centre and its surrounding area, 1977

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Aerial view of Newcastle Civic Centre and the surrounding area, May 1977 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/CN10582M). Tyne & Wear Archives presents a series of colour aerial photographs of Newcastle upon Tyne. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based photographic firm Turners Ltd during the mid to late 1970s. At first glance, some of these images give the impression that the Newcastle landscape hasn't changed much in 40 years. Look more closely, though, and some of the differences between then and now will reveal themselves - see how many you can spot. (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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aerialviews | aerialphotographs | newcastleupontyne | colourphotography | northeastengland | tyneside | centralmotorway | johndobsonstreet | northumberlandstreet | newcastlecitycentre | architecture | newcastleuniversity | newcastleciviccentre | haymarket | royalvictoriainfirmary | rvi | stmarysplace | stthomasthemartyrchurch | northumberlandroad | sandyfordroad | percystreet | industry | industrialheritage | engaging | interesting | unusual | surroundingarea | land | colourphotograph | aerialphotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | unitedkingdom | newcastleincolour | may1977 | colouraerialphotograph | turnersltd | newcastlelandscape | development | progress | construction | structure | infrastructure | economy | business | road | water | buildings | vegetation | debris | vehicles | transportation | services | wall | roof | window | bridge | daylight | shadow | blur | mark | grain | carpark | oval | landmarks | tyneweararchives

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"That's your game is it?"

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This is a glass slide telling the comic tale of a young boy playing tricks. The slide is from some time between the late 19th century and early 20th century. It would have been viewed using a magic lantern, an early type of image projector. This image is part of the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums set Playing Tricks. (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 adam.bell@twmuseums.org.uk

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glassslide | magiclantern | imageprojecter | late19thcenturytoearly20thcentury | comictale | youngboy | playingtricks | thatsyourgameisit | socialhistory | archives | artanddesign | abstract | colourphotograph | digitalimage | series | pictures | frames | wall | interior | doorway | door | floor | room | ceiling | text | letters | blackoutline | number | furniture | mat | table | chair | cloth | fabric | mark | grain | curve | man | woman | child | cap | beard | hair | embrace | kneeling | seated | standing | laughter | fascinating | unusual | interesting | engaging | neutralbackground | unitedkingdom | northeastofengland | curtain | dot | leg

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Cargo ship unloading at the South Docks, Sunderland

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portofsunderland | sunderland | riverwear | southdocks | heritage | industry | ships | vessels | quays | docks | unloading | shipping | wearside | railways | railwaywaggons | cranes | cargoships | calfa | blackandwhitephotograph | cargo | cloth | digitalimage | archives | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | maritimeheritage | shipbuildingheritage | industrialheritage | abstract | cargoship | ship | vessel | transportation | railway | waggons | container | january1957 | port | buildings | sky | land | wall | roof | cylinder | crane | rope | mast | rail | porthole | letters | vent | cabin | window | hay | workers | timber | transport | shadow | daylight | fascinating | engaging | interesting | unusual | compelling | shiprepairing | marineengineering | pier | dock | quay | river | riverwearcommissioners | dredging | developments | construction | structure

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The tank engine 'Hilda' built by Hawthorn Leslie

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An image of the tank engine 'Hilda' ordered in December 1912 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine no. 2999. Built for: stock. Date ordered 12 December 1912. Gauge of Railway: 4 feet 8˝ inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 16 inches. Cylinders stroke: 24 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 3 feet 10 inches. Wheel-base - total: 6 feet 6 inches. Water capacity: 945 gallons. Fuel capacity: 47 cubic feet = 1.05 tons. Heating surface ? total: 865 square feet. Grate area: 12.5 square feet. Working pressure: 160 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 37.25 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 19233 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 16028 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 2900 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 32.5 tons. Code Word: HILDA This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (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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train | locomotive | tankengine | industry | industrial | hawthornleslie | forthbanksworks | railways | newcastleupontyne | engineering | engines | interesting | historic | transportation | engine | mechanical | industrialheritage | hawthornleslielocomotives | hilda | construction | production | development | assembly | progression | progress | december1912 | cylinders | wheels | vent | panel | components | rail | stone | ground | neutralbackground | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | shadow | grain | mark | discolouration | bolt | window | cabin | chimney | hook | handle | bar | glass | label | letters | pipe | steps | fascinating | engaging | unusual | forthbanks | unitedkingdom | northeastofengland | hawthornleslielocomotiveworks | roberthawthorn | williamhawthorn | parthernship | manufacturing | marineengineering | locomotiveengine | stocktonrailway | darlingtonrailway | marineengineworks | rivertyne | stpeters | shipyard | randwhawthornlesliecoltd

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Blackett Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1960

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View along Blackett Street, Newcastle upon Tyne from near Grey's Monument, May 1960 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/24387C). Tyne & Wear Archives presents a series of images taken by the Newcastle-based photographers Turners Ltd. The firm had an excellent reputation and was regularly commissioned by local businesses to take photographs of their products and their premises. Turners also sometimes took aerial and street views on their own account and many of those images have survived, giving us a fascinating glimpse of life in the North East of England in the second half of the Twentieth Century. (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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newcastleupontyne | 1960s | tyneside | northeastengland | blackettstreet | shops | historic | interesting | streetscene | blackandwhitephotograph | cars | traffic | digitalimage | archives | industry | industrialheritage | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | heritagebuildings | wall | roof | window | glass | frame | structure | crossing | mark | pedestrians | construction | development | debris | ground | land | sky | cloud | wire | lamp | shadow | daylight | coat | cap | crease | standing | walking | fascinating | engaging | unusual | signage | letter | rail | barrier | scenicviewsofnewcastle | greysmonument | may1960 | turnersltd | localbusinesses | products | displays | bus | wheel | shine | vegetation | consumerism | transportation | retail | economy | artanddesign | post | bag | suit | service | city | street | streetview | glimpse

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Radiant II is launched into the River Wear

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Workers look on as the yacht Radiant II slides down the slipway into the River Wear at the Wear Dockyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, 29 March 1961 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/26431K) For an image of her ready for launch see www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/14508024703/in/album-72157.... An image of her captured from Wearmouth Bridge is available here www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/14508024693/in/album-72157.... 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 | luxuryyacht | shipyard | launch | maritimeheritage | weardockyard | austinpickersgillltd | radiant2 | launched | riverwear | workers | observing | yacht | slides | slipway | platform | dockyard | 29march1961 | sunderlandlaunches | tynewear | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | shipbuildingheritage | industrialheritage | industry | abstract | archives | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | cloud | sky | crane | production | crease | fabric | chain | pile | ground | land | debris | city | buildings | timber | structure | porthole | deck | rail | majestic | impressive | unusual | fascinating | interesting | engaging | hat | water | wire | roap | window | wall | roof | chimney | trousers | standing | gathering | people | cabin | transportation | grain | daylight | cog | church | machine | mechanical

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Insulating stator end windings (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (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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'Naess Crusdaer' from the air

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Aerial starboard stern quarter view of the OBO carrier 'Naess Crusader' on sea trials, June 1973 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/6/61816G). These photographs were taken by the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd. They celebrate the construction of the OBO (oil/bulk/ore) carrier ?Naess Crusader?, covering the early stages in January 1972 through her launch on 21 December 1972 to her completion and sea trials in July 1973. ?Naess Crusader? and her sister ship ?Nordic Chieftain? were built by Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd at the firm?s North Sands Shipyard for Anglo Eastern Bulkships Ltd. They were the largest ships ever built on the River Wear. The memory of ?Naess Crusader? is integral to the Sunderland Keel Line, a new public artwork, opened in 2015, which celebrates the City?s shipbuilding heritage. The Keel Line is 291.7 metres long and that distance was chosen because it represents the full length of ?Naess Crusader?. This album is a reminder of Sunderland?s proud industrial heritage and a tribute to the skill and dedication of her shipyard workers. (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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The lifeboat men at work

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This is a boldly illustrated glass slide featuring three traditional lifeboat men at work. The slide is from some time between the late 19th century and early 20th century. It would have been viewed using a magic lantern, an early type of image projector. This image is part of the Tyne & Wear archives & museums set Our Life-Boat Men. (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 adam.bell@twmuseums.org.uk

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Radiusing ends of slots in mirror ring (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (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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The Tyne Bridge from The Side

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Looking towards the Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, November 1963 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/32626C). Tyne & Wear Archives presents a series of images taken by the Newcastle-based photographers Turners Ltd. The firm had an excellent reputation and was regularly commissioned by local businesses to take photographs of their products and their premises. Turners also sometimes took aerial and street views on their own account and many of those images have survived, giving us a fascinating glimpse of life in the North East of England in the second half of the Twentieth Century. (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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newcastleupontyne | 1960s | tynebridge | tyneside | northeastengland | cars | theside | shops | bridges | thetynebridge | construction | development | scenicviewsofnewcastle | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | blackandwhitephotograph | industrialheritage | industry | digitaliamge | street | urban | artanddesign | abstract | archives | november1963 | turnersltd | premises | buildings | streetview | city | daylight | shadow | pavement | stone | signage | letters | westernunion | shopwindow | frame | glass | reflection | motorbike | car | wheel | transportation | business | consumerism | doorway | window | wall | roof | bins | truck | lamppost | pile | debris | grain | blur | fascinating | interesting | unusual | engaging | clearsky | parking | driver | seat | shine | pillar | heritagebuildings | crossing | bridge | vent | gutter | chimney | board

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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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View along the Tyne Bridge nearing completion

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View along the Tyne Bridge as it nears completion, 25 September 1928 (TWAM ref. 3730/15/23). The Tyne Bridge is one of the North East?s most iconic landmarks. These photographs were taken by James Bacon & Sons of Newcastle and document its construction from March 1927 to October 1928. They belonged to James Geddie, who was Chief Assistant Engineer on the construction of the Bridge with Dorman, Long & Co. Ltd. of Middlesbrough. (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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Harriet Davison, convicted of stealing money

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Harriet Davison was convicted of stealing money on 27 March 1873 and was sentenced to 2 months hard labour. Age (on discharge): 39 Height: 5? 3? Hair: Dark brown Eyes: Dark brown Place of Birth: Hull Status: Widow Occupation: Laundress These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873. Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1212 (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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victorian | criminals | crime | villains | prisoners | newcastleupontyne | gaol | tyneside | northeastengland | 1873 | photography | jail | female | laundress | stealing | theft | hull | woman | historic | interesting | unusual | socialhistory | sepiaphotograph | neutralbackground | hardship | archives | grain | blur | wall | unitedkingdom | seated | hand | finger | dress | hair | curl | crease | button | blouse | fascinating | engaging | poignant | frill | decoration | serious | shoulder | selfportrait | mugshot | criminalrecords | publicrecord | criminalsof18711873 | widow | darkbrown | stealingmoney | conviction | 27march1873 | 2monthshardlabour | convictedcriminal | detail | withdrawn | scary | surreal | mark | ring | wrinkle | stark

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Princess Elizabeth in Sunderland

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Princess Elizabeth watching the tanker ?British Princess? sliding down the ways at the shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Deptford, Sunderland, 30 April 1946 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/4/1). 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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Heavy Gun Machine Shop, Elswick Works

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View inside the Heavy Gun Machine Shop at the Elswick Works, Newcastle upon Tyne, c1900 (TWAM ref. 5484). This image shows 8?, 9.2? and 12? guns being machined. ?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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