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Refuge from Inhumanity: Panel VII Perspectives on Protection against Refoulement under International Humanitarian Law

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Refugee from Inhumanity Conference recorded on Tuesday 12 February 2013 at All Souls College, University of Oxford. Panel VII: Perspectives on Protection against Refoulement under International Humanitarian Law. This expert conference breaks new ground by exploring the role of international humanitarian law (IHL) in the protection of refugees and asylum-seekers. A high-level event, it brings together exciting new contributions from more than twenty leading specialists in the fields of IHL and refugee law - including experts from the ICRC and UNHCR - to take stock of recent developments in law and practice, and to cultivate new approaches to the topic. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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inhumanity | non-refoulement | international humanitarian law | protection | asylum seekers | refuge | inhumanity | non-refoulement | international humanitarian law | protection | asylum seekers | refuge

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Is a History of Humanity Possible? - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar

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John Docker (Honorary Professor, History, Sydney) and Anne Curthoys (Professor, History, Sydney) give a talk for the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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global | humanity | history | global | humanity | history | 2010-12-10

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'Melete' ready for launch

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Crowds gather as the 'Melete' is prepared for launch at at the Deptford Yard of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd, 25 April 1975 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/4/3). 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 | bulkcarrier | launch | maritimeheritage | colourphotograph | melete | deptfordyard | riverwear | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | preparation | letters | frame | structure | flag | staircase | pole | crowds | people | humanity | buildings | clothes | shoes | porthole | 25april1975 | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | cylinder | panels | bolts | beams | rail | curve | vessel | boat | ship | platform | crew | workers | observing | crane | marineengineering | standing | walking | momentous | industrial | heritage

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The Skeleton on a new ship at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

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Reference: DS.JLT-5-3-9 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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blackandwhitephotograph | skeleton | maritimeheritage | ship | josephlthompsonsonsltd | shipbuilders | theartofshipbuilding | graysonperryexhibition | thevanityinsmalldifferences | sunderland | social | makeup | sixlargescaletapestries | classmobility | landscape | workers | industrial | northofengland | socialclass | shipyard | generations | people | humanity | towers | cranes | structure | metal | steel | bolts | vivid | stark | surreal

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'Borgsten' is launched into the River Wear

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Launch of the tanker ?Borgsten?, built by J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, North Sands, 1 November 1963 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/709/3/3). 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 | borgsten | jlthompsonsonsltd | shiplaunches | northsandssunderland | shipyard | tanker | blackandwhitephotograph | maritimeheritage | industry | humanity | crane | water | flags | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | cargo | riverwear | launch | northsands | 1november1963 | marineengineering | workers | supply | letters | channel | buildings | platform | structure | frame | windows | roof | walls | stairs | hats | coat | trousers | shirt | boots | timber | pipes | chain | pattern | industrial | piles | observing | momentous | unusual | surreal | barrier | released | vessel | poignant | vision | beacon | path | standing | still

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Launch of half the 'Vardefjell'

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Launch of the forepart of the ?Vardefjell? by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, 27 March 1944. This was later joined to the salvaged aft part on the River Tyne. The original forepart was lost at sea in December 1942, when the vessel was serving as part of an Atlantic convoy (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/3/2 pg30). Fur further information see www.twmuseums.org.uk/engage/blog/remembering-sunderlands-.... 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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ship | sunderland | riverwear | launch | secondworldwar | shipbuilding | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | water | construction | buildings | sunderland?sshipyards | workers | marineengineering | vessels | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | atlanticconvoy | originalforepart | lost | sea | december1942 | forepart | ?vardefjell? | halfthe | sirjameslaingsonsltd | 27march1944 | developmentofturretships | 1890s | designforsd14s | 1960s | industrial | frame | sections | handrail | rope | chimney | roof | pipe | people | humanity | slope | riverbank | windows | glass | development | surreal | tow | measurement | depth | calm | momentous

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Nottingham U-Now

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University of Nottingham, Humanity Resources

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ukoer | humanity resources | Social studies | L000

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Sponsor launches an Empire ship

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Sponsor preparing to launch the tanker ?Empire Coral? built by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, 11 February 1941 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/3/2). 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 | empireship | sirjameslaingsonsltd | shiplaunches | cargoship | deptfordsunderland | shipyard | blackandwhitephotograph | momentous | unusual | platform | timber | frame | metal | steel | bolts | brick | sponsor | launch | tanker | ?empirecoral? | 11february1941 | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | vessels | launched | riverwear | workers | industrial | industry | people | humanity | clothes | hats | shoes | shoelace | stocking | coat | buttons | scarf | gloves | hair | lipstick | makeup | rope | stairway | audience | umbrella | stripes | pattern | ribbon | allears

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The Pioneer

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john | francis | humanity | worldwari | worldwarone | greatwar | cartoons | worldwar1 | partisanship | worldwar19141918 | jungles | criticisms | thedallasmorningnews

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H.M.S Victoria

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This is a Glass Slide of the H.M.S Victoria in Dock. The H.M.S Victoria was an iconic Battleship named in honour of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1888. The slide is from the late 19th century. It was taken by the Tynemouth Photographer M. Auty. The slide would have been viewed through a Magic Lantern, an early type of image projector. This image is part of the Tyne & Wear archives & museums set South Shields Art Gallery Social History collection. (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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dock | hmsvictoria | battleship | glass | slide | honour | queenvictoria | goldenjubilee | 1888 | tynemouthphotographermauty | view | magiclantern | earlytype | imageprojector | horseandcart | humanity | people | steam | smoke | water | maritime | heritage | boats | ships | gathering | crowds | blackandwhite | authentic | stark | shoes | socks | suit | hats | dress | women | men | flag | bridge | anchor | standing | observing | road | path | frame | supports | smog | appearances

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Launch party of HMS Greyhound

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Launch party of HMS Greyhound, launched at the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie on 6 October 1900 (TWAM ref. 4923/1). HMS Greyhound was a C-class destroyer. During the First World War she took part in anti-submarine and counter-mining operations. The shipyard of R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie at Hebburn built many fine warships. During the First World War the firm built 2 light cruisers, 3 destroyer leaders and 25 torpedo boat destroyers. The firm also built machinery and boilers for 2 battleships, and a further 3 light cruisers. These and other warships built by Hawthorn Leslie before the War, are remembered in this set. There are remarkable images of warships under construction at Hebburn, as well as fascinating shots of the people who attended the launches. The set also contains majestic views of the ships at sea. The images are not only a testimony to the skill of those who designed and built these ships but also to the courage of those who sailed in them. (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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ww1 | royalnavy | firstworldwar | hawthornleslie | shipbuilding | hebburn | hmsgreyhound | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer | shipyard | blackandwhitephotograph | maritimeheritage | children | romannumerals | vessel | ship | 6october1900 | cclassdestroyer | antisubmarine | counterminingoperations | warship | construction | plate | steel | metal | launchparty | launch | gathering | design | clothes | dress | stockings | blouse | hat | coat | button | glove | shoes | shine | trousers | shirt | jacket | beard | moustache | timber | plank | platform | flower | decoration | unusual | scarf | men | women | boys | girls | girl | porthole | glass | reflection | deck | rail | sailor | crew | cylinder | pipe | brick | debris | complacent | industry | workers | people | humanity

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Ice Skating at Christmas

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This set, taken from the Spence Family collection at Tyne & Wear Archives offers an intimate view in to a Family enjoying the festive season during this time of change and the invention of Christmas. Reference: DX 1295-1-1-01-01 At the beginning of the 19th Century, Christmas was hardly celebrated. However, during the Victorian Era Christmas as we know it today was invented, and our modest medieval traditions of evergreens and food were transformed. Much if this change was due to Queen Victoria and her marriage to the German-born Prince Albert. Albert introduced many aspects of Christmas as we know it, most notably the first Christmas tree in the royal family?s home. This was a tradition Albert brought to his family from his own childhood in Germany, but also to every other family in Britain. As a result the Victorians also transformed the idea of Christmas so that it became centred around the family, and our modern day traditions are deeply rooted in those of Victorian Society. (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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festive | victorian | snow | family | tradition | cold | leisure | joy | people | man | child | ice | woman | treeswithoutleaves | houses | darkclothes | reflection | statue | movement | humanity | surreal | unusual | change | christmas | era | medievaltradtions | evergreens | food | transformation | queenvictoria | germanborn | princealbert | christmastree | royalfamily | home | childhood | germany | britain | modernday | society | stark | sepiaphotograph | beard | hats | skate | iceskating | marks | hardsurface | blots | englishheritage | holiday | dots | christmasacrossthecommons

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A Rigger

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This is an Advertisement for William Doxford & Sons Ltd showing a rigger using traditional techniques to splice a wire rope, c1961 Reference: DS.DOX/6/7/4/3 Sunderland has a remarkable history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering. From the development of turret ships in the 1890s and the production of Doxford opposed piston engines after the First World War through to the designs for Liberty ships in the 1940s and SD14s in the 1960s. Sunderland has much to be proud of. Tyne & Wear Archives cares for tens of thousands of photographs in its shipbuilding collections. Most of these focus on the ships ? in particular their construction, launch and sea trials. This set looks to redress the balance and to celebrate the work of the men and women who have played such a vital part in the region?s history. The images show the human side of this great story, with many relating to the world famous shipbuilding and engineering firm William Doxford & Sons Ltd. The Archives has produced a short blog to accompany these images. (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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shipbuilding | cable | williamdoxfordsonsltd | rigger | man | wirerope | dedicated | shipbuildingtradition | humanity | maritimeheritage | poignant | proud | blackandwhite | text | industrialheritage | workersofsunderland | blackandwhitephotograph | shipbuildingheritage | maritime | abstract | archives | advertisement | traditionaltechniques | splice | c1961 | sunderland | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | fascinating | interesting | unusual | impressive | innovation | marineengineering | development | ships | construction | launch | seatrials | worker | rope | room | dark | wall | brick | cap | crease | fabric | tool | handle | wrinkle | pocket | flap | bench | parts | metal | reel | traditional | industry | pile | working | attentive | standing | handling | hand | finger | intricate | generations | transportation

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Black Gate nd [c1880]

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Black Gate, close-up of the gateway with a woman leaning against a shop doorway Reference: TWAS: dx872/6 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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blackgate | newcastle | tyneandwear | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | twam | gateway | woman | shops | break | black | white | photos | northeast | blackwhitephotos | perioddress | distracted | armsfolded | leaning | shopdoorway | windows | boxes | timber | brick | glass | pavement | road | cobblestone | paving | gate | humanity | unusual | surreal | capturingtime

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Callers christmas lights

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This photograph is from the Robert Sanderson collection. which was kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. The Callers department store name is spelt out in festive lights. This is a 35mm slide. It was taken in 1964. (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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glowing | illumiation | magical | festive | tradtional | callers | shopping | lights | illumination | christmastrees | shopwindow | shopdisplay | tacky | sixties | decoration | nightphotography | streetphotography | colour | photograph | robert | sanderson | collection | departmentstore | thecallers | 35mmslide | 1964 | people | humanity | glass | mannequin | clothes | doorway | reflection | nostalgia | pavement | road | words | text | glare | blur | bright | unique | unusual | newcastleupontyne | static

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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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Tents on the Beach

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This is photograph of Tents on the beach, South Shields, August 1950. Reference: DT.TUR/2/5197S This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read 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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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | northeast | beachtent | deckchair | southshields | august1950 | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | havenpoint | foreshore | 1950s | blackandwhitephotograph | debris | people | men | women | children | holidays | humanity | humanface | laundry | childrenplaying | clouds | resort | historical | carefree | interesting | intriguing | socialgathering | poles | text | letters | rope | pegs | fastened | community | society | supervising | statement

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Grey's Monument, 1955

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The Amusement Park

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This is a photograph of the Amusement Park, South Shields, August 1950 Reference: DT.TUR/2/5197P This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read 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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summer | seaside | holiday | leisure | park | family | fun | entertainment | enjoyment | funfair | helterskelter | northeast | dodgems | bumpercars | blackandwhitephotograph | humanity | people | amusementpark | southshields | august1950 | newleisurecentre | southtynesidecouncil | opening | havenpoint | 28october | socialheritage | foreshore | 1950s | coast | seasideresort | industrial | oldindustries | transformation | changes | suit | trousers | shoes | blazer | coat | shirt | walking | dress | rail | pole | frame | structure | tent | metal | steel | pattern | slide | roof | material | canvas | symbol | star | stripes | lights | wire | cylinder | shapes | path | building | letters | word | communication | socks | shorts | jumper | cleanshaven | gathering | families | children | men | boys

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Wallsend Slipway: Photograph of the Brass Foundry Department (Core making)

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Taken from a photograph album entitled 'War Activities,' Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Company Limited?s Collection. Date: 1914 - 1918 Reference no. DS.WS/143/3 (pg 35) This photograph was selected by Charles Bell as part of the 'Uncovering Archives Photography' Workshop held at Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives in November 2012. See Charles' response to this image here: www.flickr.com/photos/thistoowillpass/8365535382/in/pool-... 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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Grey's Monument, 1955

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View along Grey Street towards Grey's Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, October 1955 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/14539C). You can see an aerial view of this area from 1963 in another of our sets www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/15408514332/in/set-7215762.... 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 | 1950s | greystreet | greysmonument | shopping | blackandwhitephotograph | 1955 | socialheritage | industry | turnersltd | commission | premises | streetview | landscape | construction | buildings | glimpse | northeastofengland | twentiethcentury | grand | windows | glass | roof | walls | road | vehicles | pavement | cars | signage | wheels | metal | steel | lamppost | lights | men | women | clothes | coat | trousers | hat | scarf | pattern | shoes | suit | blazer | skirt | statue | figure | people | humanity | shadow | sky | clouds | sunlight | chimney | door | seat | steeringwheel | mechanical | motor | decoration | heritage | striking | surreal | abstract | shine

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Rotor - Hoppings

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People observing the attraction 'Rotor, People like Flies on the Wall'.1950's The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanning around 40 acres of land. The Hoppings started out as a Temperance Festival in 1882, when Newcastle Temperance organisations decided to revive the annual gatherings that they had previously held, but included different festivities to coincide, to counter-attract the 'Summer Race Meeting' at Gosforth Park, which was seen as a source of drunkenness. It proved to be a great success and the fair is still being enjoyed to this very day. Ref: TWAS:944/2514 (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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General view of Fatfield

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road | street | door | roof | chimney | people | cloud | building | brick | industry | window | glass | grass | car | wheel | metal | wall | fence | landscape | lights | design | town | washington | wire | weeds | weed | pattern | transformation | humanity | pavement | timber | steel | memories | pipe | surreal | row | structure | clothes | cap | planning | land | vegetation | vehicle | block | gutter | telegraphpole | 50thanniversary | preservation | sunderland | 2014 | pastandpresent | established | fatfield | blackandwhitephotograph | may1965 | socialheritage | 24july1964 | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | washingtonnewtown

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General view of Fatfield

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General view of Fatfield, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063XX). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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