Searching for intriguing : 40 results found | RSS Feed for this search

1 2

Valentine Tanks on the Assembly Line Valentine Tanks on the Assembly Line

Description

Subjects

door | door | blur | blur | clock | clock | industry | industry | wheel | wheel | wall | wall | standing | standing | bench | bench | cord | cord | vent | vent | belt | belt | construction | construction | gun | gun | industrial | industrial | factory | factory | tank | tank | time | time | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | body | body | path | path | mark | mark | parts | parts | military | military | debris | debris | wwii | wwii | pipe | pipe | structures | structures | ground | ground | line | line | pole | pole | beam | beam | pile | pile | frame | frame | bolt | bolt | cylinder | cylinder | ww2 | ww2 | intriguing | intriguing | vehicle | vehicle | opening | opening | worker | worker | products | products | attentive | attentive | industriallandscape | industriallandscape | tanks | tanks | lever | lever | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | digitalimage | digitalimage | customers | customers | secondworldwar | secondworldwar | worldwartwo | worldwartwo | assemblyline | assemblyline | rivertyne | rivertyne | manufacturing | manufacturing | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | elswick | elswick | armaments | armaments | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | scotswood | scotswood | lordarmstrong | lordarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | elswickworks | elswickworks | williamgeorgearmstrong | williamgeorgearmstrong | workshopoftheworld | workshopoftheworld | scotswoodworks | scotswoodworks | valentinetank | valentinetank | tankshop | tankshop | vickersarmstrongcollection | vickersarmstrongcollection | 28september1942 | 28september1942

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

North Sands Shipyard and Corporation Quay, Sunderland North Sands Shipyard and Corporation Quay, Sunderland

Description

Subjects

road | road | roof | roof | shadow | shadow | chimney | chimney | abstract | abstract | industry | industry | wall | wall | buildings | buildings | landscape | landscape | daylight | daylight | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | pattern | pattern | ship | ship | riverside | riverside | crane | crane | piers | piers | ships | ships | engineering | engineering | aerialview | aerialview | bank | bank | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | row | row | structure | structure | riverwear | riverwear | cranes | cranes | deck | deck | maritime | maritime | frame | frame | cylinder | cylinder | intriguing | intriguing | mast | mast | tradition | tradition | shipyard | shipyard | northeast | northeast | aerialphotography | aerialphotography | lindisfarne | lindisfarne | businesses | businesses | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | glassmaking | glassmaking | coalmining | coalmining | orecarrier | orecarrier | wearside | wearside | twentiethcentury | twentiethcentury | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | pallion | pallion | northsands | northsands | georgeclark | georgeclark | march1960 | march1960 | heavyindustries | heavyindustries | corporationquay | corporationquay | coalstaithes | coalstaithes | wearmouthcolliery | wearmouthcolliery | williamdoxfordsons | williamdoxfordsons | austinpickersgill | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsonsltd | jlthompsonsonsltd | sirjameslaingsons | sirjameslaingsons | aerialtouroftheriverwear | aerialtouroftheriverwear

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Stern view of the cargo ship 'Armanistan' Stern view of the cargo ship 'Armanistan'

Description

Subjects

door | door | roof | roof | sky | sky | cloud | cloud | abstract | abstract | building | building | london | london | industry | industry | window | window | glass | glass | metal | metal | wall | wall | stairs | stairs | interesting | interesting | wire | wire | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | post | post | mechanical | mechanical | crane | crane | timber | timber | steel | steel | debris | debris | pipe | pipe | platform | platform | machine | machine | rail | rail | ground | ground | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | structure | structure | cranes | cranes | chain | chain | deck | deck | pile | pile | frame | frame | porthole | porthole | letter | letter | intriguing | intriguing | drape | drape | ladder | ladder | unusual | unusual | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | southshields | southshields | development | development | partnership | partnership | readhead | readhead | slipway | slipway | vessels | vessels | digitalimage | digitalimage | 1865 | 1865 | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | cargoship | cargoship | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | november1948 | november1948 | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | strickline | strickline | princeline | princeline | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | armanistan | armanistan | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsons | highwestyard | highwestyard | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | 30november1948 | 30november1948 | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Wilhelmina Fletcher, arrested for stealing Wilhelmina Fletcher, arrested for stealing

Description

Subjects

portrait | portrait | woman | woman | eye | eye | hat | hat | sepia | sepia | mouth | mouth | hair | hair | neck | neck | nose | nose | necklace | necklace | hand | hand | sad | sad | serious | serious | coat | coat | surreal | surreal | property | property | blouse | blouse | prison | prison | criminal | criminal | fabric | fabric | crime | crime | photograph | photograph | ear | ear | button | button | intriguing | intriguing | mugshot | mugshot | unusual | unusual | quilts | quilts | blankets | blankets | shoulder | shoulder | theft | theft | seated | seated | unhappy | unhappy | sorrow | sorrow | policestation | policestation | crease | crease | trial | trial | pendant | pendant | arrested | arrested | arrest | arrest | stealing | stealing | prisoner | prisoner | teaspoons | teaspoons | digitalimage | digitalimage | withdrawn | withdrawn | northshields | northshields | imprisoned | imprisoned | pillowcases | pillowcases | socialhistory | socialhistory | courtcase | courtcase | marriedwoman | marriedwoman | criminalrecord | criminalrecord | publicrecords | publicrecords | neutralbackground | neutralbackground | prisonterm | prisonterm | janerobertson | janerobertson | seconddivision | seconddivision | silverwatch | silverwatch | silverbrooch | silverbrooch | linensheets | linensheets | newspaperreport | newspaperreport | northshieldspolicecourt | northshieldspolicecourt | 19021916 | 19021916 | criminalfacesofnorthshieldsthewomen | criminalfacesofnorthshieldsthewomen | northshieldspolicestation | northshieldspolicestation | theshieldsdailynews | theshieldsdailynews | wilhelminafletcher | wilhelminafletcher | 15august1906 | 15august1906 | £610s | £610s | deputyclerkmraekidd | deputyclerkmraekidd | 22august1906 | 22august1906 | 58stephensonstreet | 58stephensonstreet | goldalbert | goldalbert | otherarticles | otherarticles | accusedstatements | accusedstatements

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Three camels

Description

This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ We have no information about the photographer or where the photographs were taken. We welcome any new information you are able to share. (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

Subjects

circus | newcastle | fairground | blackandwhite | carnival | circusanimals | archivephotograph | documentaryphotography | workingenvironment | camel | cobbles | entertainment | behindthescenes | glassslides | hat | shirt | coat | shoes | trousers | waistcoat | moustache | man | gloves | fur | hair | buttons | rope | pavement | stones | hay | timber | gate | fence | post | latch | scenes | showbusiness | discoverymuseum | newcastleupontyne | hump | strap | eyes | ring | leather | pattern | composed | intriguing | cover | dark | still | dailylife | standing | debris | mysterious

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Broken Glass

Description

This mysterious collection of images have been discovered within the photographic collections of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. Reference: TWCMS -H13098-73-5 The lantern slides are from a series titled 'Psychic Photography From A New Angle' and feature eerie images of the supposedly paranormal and unknown forces caught on camera. Very little is known of the origins of this collection. The slides were designed to accompany a lecture by a Mr C.P. MacCarthy of 15 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield. Mr MacCarthy produced the images under test conditions in 1934 in front of an invited committee at 76 Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield. He states the intention was to ?demonstrate under test conditions Fake Psychic Photography? to this committee. Mr MacCarthy states his three reasons for this demonstration. 1.To prove the possibility of Fake under test conditions. 2.To show you cannot be too critical of such phenomena. 3.To indicate the increasing scope for fraud with the probability of genuine spirit photography. Mr MacCarthy further guarantees ?in the sum of five pounds, payable to any charitable institution, that no collusion exists, or has existed between myself and any other party in connection with this demonstration.? Little is currently known of the Psychic demonstration. Who sat on the invited committee? Who was Mr MacCarthy? Why was he investigating Psychic Photography? Can you help us with this information? (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

Subjects

psychic | photography | paranormal | supernatural | fake | spirit | ghost | ectoplasm | spiritphotography | fraud | experiment | eerie | creepy | weird | odd | brokenglass | intriguing | lanternslides | blackandwhitephotograph | newangle | unknownforces | lecture | mrcpmaccarthy | testconditions | 1934 | invitedcommittee | sheffield | genuine | behindcloseddoors | deformed

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

'Nicola' getting a coat of paint

Description

View of ?Nicola? shortly before launch from the Southwick yard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, mid December 1967 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/52047B). She's getting a coat of paint and you can now see her name. This set celebrates the ?Nicola?, the first in a long line of standard ships designed by the Sunderland shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd. The images document her construction from October 1967 through to her completion in February 1968. The shipbuilders commissioned the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd to take weekly progress shots of the ?Nicola? and these images have given us a unique view of her development. She was the first SD14 to be completed (the name stands for ?Shelter Deck 14,000 tons deadweight?) and was designed as a replacement for the surviving ?Liberty ships?, built by American yards during the Second World War. Those Liberty ships had played a vital role in the Allied victory but by the 1960s they were fast approaching the end of their working lives. The SD14 developed by Austin & Pickersgill met the demand for economic and reliable cargo ships. The simplicity of the design meant that it could be marketed by the shipbuilders at a very competitive price. It?s success is reflected by the fact that over the course of 20 years 211 ships were built to the SD14 design by Austin Pickersgill and its licensees. Sunderland can be very proud of its remarkable shipbuilding and engineering history and the SD14 is one the City?s finest achievements. (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

Subjects

nicola | industry | austinpickersgillltd | sunderland | shipbuilding | sd14 | southwick | shipyard | riverwear | painting | maritimeheritage | industrial | blackandwhitephotograph | coatofpaint | launch | ship | structure | plank | frame | plate | parts | steel | metal | december1967 | name | signage | letters | word | standard | sunderlandshipyard | construction | october1967 | completion | february1968 | commission | newcastle | turners | development | shelterdeck14000tonsdeadweight | libertyships | replacement | cargo | engineering | river | bank | water | stairs | rail | crane | window | glass | buildings | sky | cloud | landscape | wire | hook | machine | deck | cabin | pole | porthole | vegetation | intriguing | paint | coat

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Warship Assistance

Description

Yard no. 684, Ermack photograph of a painting. Showing the icebreaker 'Ermack' assisting a warship in the ice. The Ermack was built on the Tyne at the Walker Yard by Vickers Armstrong & Co Ltd. Reference:TWAS: ds.va/3/G7901P (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.

Subjects

ermack | warship | icebreaker | ice | snow | wintry | winter | xmas | swanhunter | sledging | sledge | cold | ship | boat | lake | newcastle | twam | tyneandwear | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | northeast | blackandwhitephotos | oldphotographs | blackwhitephotos | painting | assisting | tyne | walkeryard | vickersarmstrongcoltd | intriguing | maritimeheritage | ships | trees | steam | smoke | layers | people

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Inside the Southwick Engine Works, Sunderland

Description

Lowering a crankshaft into position at the Southwick Engine Works of George Clark Ltd, Sunderland, April 1955 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/13527E). 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

Subjects

georgeclarkltd | engine | marineengineering | sunderland | southwick | southwickengineworks | crankshaft | april1955 | shipbuilding | development | design | construction | williamdoxfordsonsltd | mechanical | machine | industry | intriguing | wall | hole | brick | parts | chain | bench | metal | steel | bar | timber | wood | bolt | nut | cylinder | hook | cog | wheel | rope | beam | frame | window | glass | floor | structure | support | platform | mark | letter | workers | uniform | clothes | hat | trousers | shoes | coat | attentive | debris | workersofsunderland | doxfordopposedpistonengines | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | industrialheritage | archives | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | shipbuildingheritage | panel | components | engineering | fascinating | compelling | interesting | unusual | pipe | chalk | handwriting | label | overalls

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Prehistoric Canoe

Description

Several blind children and their teacher are sitting in the prehistoric dug out canoe. The canoe was discovered in the River Wear at South Hylton in 1888. Photograph taken at Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery. ?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:K13802 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/

Subjects

blind | children | adults | johnalfredcharltondeas | charltondeas | handlingsessions | sunderland | sunderlandmuseum | touch | see | objects | collections | access | curator | sessions | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | canoe | teacher | prehistoric | riverwear | southhylton | 1888 | dugoutcanoe | woman | blackandwhite | intriguing | unusual | spectacles | wellbehaved | wood | attentive

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Stern view of the cargo ship 'Armanistan'

Description

Starboard stern view of the cargo ship ?Armanistan? at the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, November 1948 (TWAM ref. 1061/1079). She was launched on 30 November 1948. 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.

Subjects

southshields | shipbuilding | johnreadheadsonsltd | cargoship | armanistan | vessel | strickline | shipyard | cranes | slipway | maritimeheritage | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | northeastofengland | ship | digitalimage | industry | industrial | abstract | november1948 | launch | 30november1948 | johnreadheadsons | structure | crane | construction | platform | development | johnreadhead | jsoftley | partnership | 1865 | johnreadheadco | highwestyard | swanhuntergroup | britishshipbuilders | readhead | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | stricklineltd | princeline | sirjamesknott | vessels | sky | unusual | cloud | intriguing | interesting | rail | post | rope | pipe | building | stairs | roof | wall | door | window | glass | frame | porthole | letter | london | cabin | deck | wire | chain | debris | ground | ladder | timber | metal | steel | machine | mechanical | drape | pile

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Wilhelmina Fletcher, arrested for stealing

Description

Name: Wilhelmina Fletcher Arrested for: not given Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 15 August 1906 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-41-Wilhelmina Fletcher The Shields Daily News for 22 August 1906 reports: ?At North Shields Police Court today? Wilhelmina Fletcher (30), a married woman, was charged with having, between Aug.17 1905 and Aug. 14 1906, stolen a silver watch and gold albert, a silver brooch, three fancy quilts, half a dozen tea spoons, half a dozen pillow cases, three linen sheets, three blankets and other articles, valued at 6 10s, the property of Jane Robertson, a widow, living at 58 Stephenson Street. The prosecutrix said the accused and her husband had a furnished room taken from her. She missed some bedclothes and taxed the accused with having taken them and she admitted having done so. Sergt. Hall said the accused went to the police station and gave herself up. From what she said witness went to 58 Stephenson Street and ascertained from the prosecutrix that the accused statements were true. Witness recovered the property which had been pledged for 1 19s 3d. The accused said she had been short of money but she intended to redeem the goods. The Deputy Clerk (Mr A. E. Kidd) said that this was a plea of not guilty and the court would have no alternative to committing the prisoner for trial. Subsequently she pleaded guilty in order that she might be dealt with summarily and expressed her sorrow. The husband came forward and said he was somewhat irregularly employed but he had invariably been in a position to give his wife sufficient for domestic requirements. There were no children. The Chairman: ?Does your wife drink?? The husband: ?Occasionally.? The Chairman, addressing the accused, said the Bench would credit her with the fact that she had given herself up to the police and would deal leniently with her. They would commit her to prison for one month in the second division. Applications by the pawnbrokers for the refunding of the money advanced on the goods were granted in this case.? These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court between 1902 and 1916 in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives (TWA ref DX1388/1). (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.

Subjects

prisoner | crime | criminal | northshields | policestation | mugshot | imprisoned | arrested | hat | coat | theft | stealing | woman | sad | socialhistory | marriedwoman | sepia | photograph | unusual | surreal | intriguing | criminalfacesofnorthshieldsthewomen | portrait | criminalrecord | publicrecords | digitalimage | wilhelminafletcher | prison | arrest | prisonterm | northshieldspolicestation | 15august1906 | theshieldsdailynews | newspaperreport | 22august1906 | silverwatch | goldalbert | silverbrooch | quilts | teaspoons | pillowcases | linensheets | blankets | otherarticles | 610s | property | janerobertson | 58stephensonstreet | accusedstatements | courtcase | deputyclerkmraekidd | trial | sorrow | seconddivision | 19021916 | neutralbackground | crease | button | pendant | necklace | blouse | hand | neck | withdrawn | serious | unhappy | hair | seated | fabric | northshieldspolicecourt | eye | nose | mouth | shoulder | ear

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Coronation Chair

Description

The blind visitors in this photograph at Sunderland Museum, are examining an exact model of the Coronation chair. ?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:K13577 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/

Subjects

blind | children | adults | johnalfredcharltondeas | charltondeas | handlingsessions | sunderland | sunderlandmuseum | touch | see | objects | collections | access | curator | sessions | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | coronationchair | copy | exact | blackandwhitephotograph | necktie | intriguing | waistcoat | attentive | lion | statue | glassdisplay | stone | wood | spactacles | pattern | sensation | unsual | lense | feel | sunderlandcouncilblindschool | exactmodel | examining | formercurator | collection | shadow | shoes | frames | attachment | trosuers | cleanshaven | shirt | coat | twirl | handling | invitation | visitors

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Tents on the Beach

Description

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

Subjects

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

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Launch of the cargo ship 'Ternefjell'

Description

View of the cargo ship ?Ternefjell? afloat on the River Wear after launch at the shipyard of John Crown & Sons, Sunderland, 10 April 1948 (TWAM ref. DS.CR/4/PH/1/224/3/5). 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

Subjects

sunderland | shipbuilding | johncrownsonsltd | shiplaunches | cargoship | ternefjell | slipway | riverwear | tugboat | cranes | shipping | wearside | industrial | industry | shipyard | maritimeheritage | ship | vessel | blackandwhitephotograph | sunderlandlaunches | 10april1948 | afloat | launch | johncrownsons | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | marineengineering | digitalimage | intriguing | unusual | crowd | people | spectator | rail | mast | flag | crane | bank | blur | chimney | cylinder | sky | buildings | timber | debris | soil | ground | daylight | post | platform | deck | cargo | cabin | porthole | plate | worker | ladder | pole | window | glass | roof | wall | water | calm | majestic | letter | chain | doorway | passage | coat | hat | standing | trousers | peg | construction

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Valentine Tanks on the Assembly Line

Description

Valentine Tanks on the Assembly Line in the Tank Shop, Elswick Works, Newcastle upon Tyne, 28 September 1942 (TWAM ref. DX1529/1). ?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.

Subjects

elswickworks | newcastleupontyne | tanks | valentinetank | tankshop | armaments | vickersarmstrong | military | secondworldwar | ww2 | assemblyline | factory | industry | industrial | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | workshopoftheworld | tank | elswick | 28september1942 | manufacturing | scotswoodworks | scotswood | rivertyne | products | customers | williamgeorgearmstrong | lordarmstrong | vickersarmstrongcollection | digitalimage | wwii | worldwartwo | vehicle | construction | path | debris | ground | wall | beam | bolt | mark | line | intriguing | worker | parts | pile | wheel | belt | door | vent | gun | opening | body | frame | standing | attentive | blur | pole | bench | pipe | cylinder | industriallandscape | clock | time | cord | lever | structures | northeastengland | unitedkingdom

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Dunston, Gateshead July 1971

Description

Dunston Power Station, dominates the centre left of the photograph with Vickers Engineering Works across the Tyne. The Newcastle to Carlisle railway line bisects the image and you can pick out an engine on the line almost in the centre of the shot. Work on the Metro Centre began in 1984 on the large area derelict land on the left. The famous Dunston ?Rocket? flats can be seen on the horizon. Reference: TWAS: DT.TUR.7.38 (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

Subjects

aerialviews | aerialphotographs | tyneandwear | dunstongatesheaddunston | power | stationnewcastle1971vickers | engineering | workstynerailway | linecarlislemetro | centremuseumtwamtyne | wear | archives | museums | city | view | river | turner | blackwhitephotos | powerstation | tyne | newcastletocarlislerailwayline | engine | line | industrialheritage | roads | rail | emptypockets | space | metrocentre | map | lookingdownfromabove | largearea | derelictland | famousdunston?rocket?flats | horizon | july1971 | exact | intriguing

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

North Sands Shipyard and Corporation Quay, Sunderland

Description

Aerial view of the River Wear showing North Sands shipyard at the bottom of the picture, with the ore carrier 'Lindisfarne' at the Quay. Corporation Quay is at the top of the picture. The image dates from March 1960 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/23956F). This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (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.

Subjects

riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | corporationquay | northsands | shipbuilding | ships | cranes | jlthompsonsonsltd | wearside | industrial | industry | industrialheritage | maritime | abstract | blackandwhitephotograph | aerialview | shipyard | march1960 | digitalimage | piers | pallion | twentiethcentury | intriguing | aerialtouroftheriverwear | ship | vessel | crane | bank | buildings | road | austinpickersgill | sirjameslaingsons | landscape | engineering | williamdoxfordsons | georgeclark | northeast | glassmaking | coalmining | wearmouthcolliery | riverside | coalstaithes | tradition | heavyindustries | businesses | northeastengland | mast | deck | cabin | rail | wall | roof | structure | construction | frame | pattern | row | chimney | shadow | daylight | cylinder | orecarrier | lindisfarne

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Letter from Joseph J Gill printed in the Museums Journal, 1915

Description

During the First World War this building was known as the Hancock Museum. The displays looked very different then but would still have contained many of the fascinating natural science objects that they do today. The curator of the museum in 1914 was Edwin Leonard Gill. In 1915 his father, Jospeh J Gill, wrote a letter to the Museums Journal. ?Several of these sets of questions were prepared for me by my son, E. Leonard Gill, the Curator of this Museum, whose place I am temporarily filling whilst he is ?on service in France?. Two at least of the papers were composed amidst the roar of big guns a little behind the firing line? Yours truly, Joseph J Gill, Temporary Curator, Hancock Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne (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

Subjects

worldwarone | worlife1914 | twamvenues | blackandwhite | letter | paper | josephjgill | print | museumsjournal | 1915 | firstworldwar | ww1 | hancockmuseum | naturalscienceobjects | 1914 | curator | edwinleonardgill | setsofquestions | preparation | serviceinfrance | composition | roarofguns | text | words | letters | space | punctuation | grammer | language | english | children | youngpeople | visit | questioncards | objects | exhibition | display | questions | birdsandeggs | fishes | zoology | cases | answers | experiment | record | newcastleupontyne | socialheritage | notice | account | intriguing | story | archive | changes

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

A view of the Roman Remains and People?s Park, around 1905

Description

Much of the site of Arbeia that we see today would have been covered with streets and houses during the First World War. However a small section in the middle of the fort site, containing the most extensive ruins, was open to the public as a park for recreation and to study the Roman Remains. The park was created in 1880 after excavations were carried out prior to building works and public interest in the Roman ruins was very high. It was then decided to keep 0.45 hectares of the site uncovered and the Roman Remains and People?s Park was born. Across the Southern portion of the site was Baring Street School, part of which still stands today and is part of the museum complex and in the North West corner of the site stood the lodge or the park keeper?s house. (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

Subjects

worldwarone | worlife1914 | twamvenues | romanruins | peoplespark | remains | landscape | view | oldestpark | alexdrysdale | southshields | site | arbeia | streets | houses | firstworldwar | fortsite | recreation | study | 1880 | publicaccess | studies | excavations | colourphotograph | buildingworks | baringstreetschool | museumcomplex | northwestcorner | lodge | parkkeepershouse | socialheritage | abstract | unusual | intriguing | industry | structure | construction | building | sky | cloud | chimney | brick | wall | roof | stone | window | glass | curtain | vegetation | bench | chair | seat | platform | grass | shrub | flowers | female | dress | hat | path | heritage | history | historical | remnants | hectares | uncovered | 1905

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

German Submarine, UB-110. Photo of Control room looking aft, starboard side

Description

This image shows manhole to periscope wall, valve wheels for flooding and blowing. Hanwheels for periscope gear, air pressure gauges. The UB-110 sunk after attacking a merchant shipping convoy near Hartlepool in July 1918. It was then salvaged and transferred to Swan Hunter Wigham Richardson Ltd. Dry Docks (Wallsend), with an order to restore her to fighting state. The order cancelled following Armistice and she was scrapped thereafter. Taken from the Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. Shipbuilders Collection Date: November 1918 Reference no. DS.SWH/5/3/2/14/1/26 This photograph was selected by Paul Gibson as part of the 'Uncovering Archives Photography' Workshop held at Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives in November 2012. See Paul's response to this image here: www.flickr.com/photos/28300738@N07/8341111085/in/pool-unc... Find out more about the project here: www.flickr.com/groups/uncoveringarchivesphotography/ More images of the U-Boat 110 can be viewed here. (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

Subjects

boat | warship | submarine | imperialgermannavy | germannavy | kaiserlichemarine | ub110 | typeubiii | typeubiiisubmarine | ubiii | blackandwhitephotograph | glare | mechanisms | mechanical | industrialheritage | lubricate | wheels | steering | controlroomlookingaft | starboardside | manhole | periscopewall | valvewheels | flooding | blowing | hanwheels | periscopegear | airpressure | gauges | detailed | closeup | sunk | sinking | merchantshippingconvoy | hartlepool | near | july1918 | salvaged | transferred | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | drydocks | wallsend | restorationwork | fightingstate | cancelledorder | armistice | scrapped | shipbuilding | measurement | reading | pipes | doorway | door | opening | vent | testimony | unusual | surreal | intriguing

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Rotor - Hoppings

Description

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.

Subjects

hoppings | temperancefestival | townmoor | gosforthpark | fair | newcastletownmoor | rides | attractions | northeastofengland | june | 1940s | summerracemeeting | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | rotor | carnival | kirmes | blackandwhitephotograph | text | pictures | people | humanity | women | children | men | structure | buttons | dress | jumper | waistcoat | coat | shirt | shoes | trousers | pram | blanket | attentive | intriguing | unusual | display | peoplelikefliesonthewall | thehoppings | popularfair | firstweek | 40acres | land | 1882 | newcastletemperanceorganisations | annualgatherings | revival | glass | words | arch | gathering | sign | family | event | localcommunity

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Trumpet and trombone

Description

This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ We have no information about the photographer or where the photographs were taken. We welcome any new information you are able to share. (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

Subjects

fairground | circus | travellingfair | musicians | costumes | performers | entertainers | trumpet | trombone | portrait | traditional | circusworkers | plinth | paintedbackdrop | scenery | archivephotograph | blackandwhite | glassslide | showbusiness | men | attentive | musicalinstruments | bowtie | necktie | tophat | shoes | stripes | trousers | grand | pillar | notes | formaldress | grainy | grain | discoverymuseum | newcastleupontyne | entertainment | backgroundscene | heritage | unusual | intriguing | pattern | figure | backdrop | glitter | shine | upright | waistwatch | professional | preparation | socialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | fairgroundscenes | glassslides | mysterious | interesting | fascinating | music | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | mark | blackoutline | window | room | interior | wall | ornament | fireplace | shelf | floor | boot | shadow | stand | decor | shirt

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Commemorative plates Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Description

Subjects

ceramic | plates | commemorative | sunderland | pottery | history | sunderlandmuseumwintergardens | potterycollection | commemorativeplates | plate | anniversary | celebration | occasion | momentous | coronation | may121937 | kinggeorgevi | royalty | monarch | crown | cross | symbolic | sunderlandpotterycommemorativeplates | shine | branch | leaves | godsavetheking | england | english | socialheritage | industry | abstract | unusual | intriguing | platecollection | neutralbackground | pattern | outline | border | dot | letter | word | number

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Commemorative plates Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Description

Subjects

ceramic | plates | commemorative | sunderland | pottery | history | sunderlandmuseumwintergardens | potterycollection | commemorativeplates | hotairballoon | trees | socialgathering | people | intriguing | blackandwhite | tribal | unusual | object | industry | abstract | social | sunderlandpotterycommemorativeplates | illustration | writing | theascentoftheaerialball | musicalinstruments | fence | vegetation | country | branch | leaves | intricate | detail | carnival | blackandwhiteillustration | whitebackground | cloth | hat | dress | joy | basket | cross | english | england | mark | grain | anniversary | post | mask | hair | wave | signature | celebration | momentous | occasion | spear | animal | head | rabbitear | fur | pattern | rope | mysterious

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata