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Jimmy Forsyth 2007 Jimmy Forsyth 2007

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man | man | male | male | face | face | vegetables | vegetables | hat | hat | sign | sign | cane | cane | shop | shop | retail | retail | wall | wall | shirt | shirt | price | price | fruit | fruit | standing | standing | pen | pen | handwriting | handwriting | mouth | mouth | hair | hair | newcastle | newcastle | nose | nose | back | back | photographer | photographer | hand | hand | basket | basket | arm | arm | skin | skin | box | box | mark | mark | character | character | board | board | coat | coat | chest | chest | leg | leg | markets | markets | stall | stall | vegetable | vegetable | ceiling | ceiling | moustache | moustache | shelf | shelf | number | number | container | container | elderly | elderly | signage | signage | ear | ear | button | button | trousers | trousers | tray | tray | jumper | jumper | drape | drape | lip | lip | unusual | unusual | sales | sales | shoulder | shoulder | crease | crease | wrinkle | wrinkle | consumerism | consumerism | attentive | attentive | eyelid | eyelid | selfprotrait | selfprotrait | 2007 | 2007 | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | christmascard | christmascard | cardboardbox | cardboardbox | unsteady | unsteady | socialhistory | socialhistory | graingermarket | graingermarket | colourphotograph | colourphotograph | jimmyforsyth | jimmyforsyth | graingermarket180 | graingermarket180

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Grainger Market, Newcastle upon Tyne Grainger Market, Newcastle upon Tyne

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shadow | shadow | england | england | woman | woman | flower | flower | men | men | eye | eye | industry | industry | face | face | hat | hat | retail | retail | wall | wall | shirt | shirt | standing | standing | scarf | scarf | pen | pen | mouth | mouth | nose | nose | glasses | glasses | newspaper | newspaper | necklace | necklace | interesting | interesting | shine | shine | hand | hand | arm | arm | display | display | market | market | coat | coat | teeth | teeth | newspapers | newspapers | victorian | victorian | makeup | makeup | books | books | tyne | tyne | blouse | blouse | moustache | moustache | apron | apron | shelf | shelf | fabric | fabric | jacket | jacket | cap | cap | headlines | headlines | button | button | roll | roll | lip | lip | opening | opening | characters | characters | unusual | unusual | magazines | magazines | pocket | pocket | sales | sales | shoulder | shoulder | 1985 | 1985 | crease | crease | wrinkle | wrinkle | consumerism | consumerism | attentive | attentive | distracted | distracted | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | marketstall | marketstall | wrappingpaper | wrappingpaper | readingmaterial | readingmaterial | socialhistory | socialhistory | graingermarket | graingermarket | 150thanniversary | 150thanniversary | mobcap | mobcap | victoriandress | victoriandress | victorianmarket | victorianmarket | colourphotograph | colourphotograph | jimmyforsyth | jimmyforsyth | graingermarket180 | graingermarket180

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

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

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Koreshan founder Cyrus Teed in his Chicago, Illinois office

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sitting | chairs | libraries | books | offices | koreshans | chicagoil | 1880s | cyanotypes | bookshelfs | cyrusteed | statelibraryandarchivesofflorida | koreshanunitycollection | vision:text=0531 | vision:outdoor=0756 | vision:sky=0688

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Launch party of the tanker 'British Cavalier'

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Guests attending the launch of the tanker ?British Cavalier? at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland, 19 June 1962 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT4/PH/1/700/1/1). This set celebrates the achievements of the famous Sunderland shipbuilding firm Joseph L. Thompson & Sons. The company?s origins date back to 1846 when the firm was known as Robert Thompson & Sons. Robert Thompson senior died in 1860, leaving his second son Joseph Lowes Thompson in control. In 1870 the shipyard completed its last wooden vessel and was then adapted for iron shipbuilding. By 1880 the firm had expanded its operations over much of North Sands and in 1884 completed the construction of Manor Quay, which served as fitting out and repair facilities. For many years in the late nineteenth century the yard was the most productive in Sunderland and in 1894 had the fourth largest output of any shipyard in the world. The Depression affected the firm severely in the early 1930s and no vessels were launched from 1931 to 1934. However, during those years the company developed a hull design giving greater efficiency and economy in service. During the Second World War the prototype developed by Joseph L. Thompson & Sons proved so popular that it was used by the US Government as the basis of over 2,700 Liberty ships built at American shipyards between 1942 and 1945. After the War the North Sands shipyard went on to build many fine cargo ships, oil tankers and bulk carriers. Sadly the shipyard closed in 1979, although it briefly reopened in 1986 to construct the crane barge ITM Challenger. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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sunderland | shipbuilding | jlthompsonsonsltd | northsandssunderland | britishcavalier | tanker | shipyard | shiplaunch | blackandwhitephotograph | cargo | northsandsshipyard | guests | launch | 1962 | 19june1962 | josephlthompsonsons | 1846 | robertthompsonsons | robertthompsonsenior | 1860 | josephlowesthompson | vessel | iron | ship | cylinder | pipe | metal | steel | abstract | ladder | timber | gathering | men | women | stair | rail | buildings | wall | roof | doorway | window | glass | frame | box | crate | drum | pavement | debris | interesting | striking | vehicle | wheel | bus | seat | fence | platform | dress | hat | scarf | coat | blouse | shoe | handbag | suit | shirt | tie | handkerchief | brick | wire | leg | machine | shelf | road | maritimeheritage

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The bar on the cargo ship 'Silverbriar'

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View of the bar on the cargo ship ?Silverbriar?, February 1948 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/2/1). She was launched at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland, 21 May 1947. This set celebrates the achievements of the famous Sunderland shipbuilding firm Joseph L. Thompson & Sons. The company?s origins date back to 1846 when the firm was known as Robert Thompson & Sons. Robert Thompson senior died in 1860, leaving his second son Joseph Lowes Thompson in control. In 1870 the shipyard completed its last wooden vessel and was then adapted for iron shipbuilding. By 1880 the firm had expanded its operations over much of North Sands and in 1884 completed the construction of Manor Quay, which served as fitting out and repair facilities. For many years in the late nineteenth century the yard was the most productive in Sunderland and in 1894 had the fourth largest output of any shipyard in the world. The Depression affected the firm severely in the early 1930s and no vessels were launched from 1931 to 1934. However, during those years the company developed a hull design giving greater efficiency and economy in service. During the Second World War the prototype developed by Joseph L. Thompson & Sons proved so popular that it was used by the US Government as the basis of over 2,700 Liberty ships built at American shipyards between 1942 and 1945. After the War the North Sands shipyard went on to build many fine cargo ships, oil tankers and bulk carriers. Sadly the shipyard closed in 1979, although it briefly reopened in 1986 to construct the crane barge ITM Challenger. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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sunderland | shipbuilding | jlthompsonsonsltd | northsandssunderland | silverbriar | cargoship | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | bar | february1948 | industry | interesting | launch | 21may1947 | northsandsshipyard | sunderlandshipbuildingfirm | josephlthompsonsons | 1846 | robertthompsonsons | northsands | 1884 | manorquay | fittingout | repairs | facilities | floor | tile | pattern | square | stool | timber | door | hinge | metal | fabric | cloth | beam | ceiling | light | shelf | glass | bench | noticeboard | menu | mug | ornament | frame | stone | brick | board | ledge | plate | chair | armrest | varnish | floral | cabin | room | vessel | ship

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Galley on the tanker 'Aluco'

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

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sunderland | shipbuilding | jlthompsonsonsltd | northsandssunderland | aluco | tanker | galley | blackandwhitephotograph | kitchen | october1959 | maritimeheritage | shipyard | 23april1959 | josephlthompsonsons | 1846 | robertthompsonsons | vessel | industry | design | tile | pattern | wood | metal | steel | rail | bench | door | latch | equipment | saucepan | pole | pipe | cylinder | ceiling | wall | floor | light | glass | noticeboard | text | wire | crew | men | uniform | unusual | screw | plate | parts | shine | grain | shadow | trousers | jumper | shoes | attentive | shirt | shelf | socket | comradeship | social | abstract | northsandsshipyard | passageway

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The cure is at hand

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The husband finds the answer to his problems at a Turners shop in Newcastle. No more sitting in front of a screen for him (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28465H). You can read a blog relating to these images here www.twmuseums.org.uk/engage/blog/turners-saved-my-marriage/. Tyne & Wear Archives is very fortunate to hold the photographic negatives of the firm Turners (Photography) Ltd. The collection contains many remarkable images commissioned by local firms during the second half of the Twentieth Century. The Turners collection also includes images taken by the firm to promote their own business and this set shows a short series of images taken in March 1962 to promote the sale of cameras in their shops. They tell the story of a bored husband, his mind numbed by television, and his worried wife. Looking for inspiration, the man passes by a Turners shop window and discovers the wonder of photography. At once his happiness returns and matrimonial harmony is restored. We?ve no record of the captions used by Turners to accompany these images so we?ve used a bit of artistic licence and created our own. Maybe you can suggest alternatives. (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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turnersphotographyltd | advertising | marriage | photography | cameras | 1960s | humour | blackandwhitephotograph | glass | window | shopwindow | turnersshop | husband | man | screen | twentiethcentury | turnerscollection | business | premises | promoting | promote | promotion | sales | camera | march1962 | wondor | inspiration | happiness | matrimonialharmony | harmony | reflection | curtain | shelf | displays | box | cardboard | coat | pattern | crease | material | cleanshaven | hair | attentive | impression | anewcamerafor | presentation | social | abstract | industry | unusual | timber | paint | blur | signage | sign | package | packaging | pocket | letter | word | visual | language | shine | gloss | attractive | gimmick | eyes | ears | nose | mouth | skin | lips | body | arms | legs

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Brownies working together

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Members of the Royal Victoria School for the Blind Brownie pack, January 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28235D). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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

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Members of the Brownie pack

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This appears to show a presentation to a member of the Brownie pack at the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, January 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28235C). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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

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A Family in a Beach Chalet

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This is a photograph of a family in a beach chalet, South Shields, August 1950. Reference: DT.TUR/2/5255C 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 | family | holidayhome | chalet | breakfast | blackandwhitephotograph | kettle | stovetop | tablecloth | plates | cake | saucer | teacups | flowers | kelloggscornflakes | cardboardbox | packet | electriccable | chairs | table | cutlery | tins | shelf | powerpoint | shoes | socks | hair | eyelash | dress | pattern | shorts | trousers | shirt | necktie | tie | smile | familysetting | relaxed | shine | jumper | suit | strap | stockings | deckchair | carpet | daylight | wood | belt | ribbon | cleanshaven | newspaper | book | blanket | door | latch | leisurecentre | opening | life | seashore | southshields | august1950 | reminiscent

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Washington on Blue Peter

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This is a photograph of a Birthday Card Competition held by Blue Peter of the BBC in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington in 1982. Reference: 5417/187/1 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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northeast | iconic | memorable | event | nostalgic | development | community | bluepeter | birthdaycardcompetition | georgewashington | bluepeterdog | blackandwhitephotogarph | socialhistory | industrialheritage | abstract | digitalimage | coalindustry | traditional | newindustry | nissancarfactory | industry | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | 1964 | washington | newtown | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | presidentgeorgewashington | ancestor | tynewear | cityofsunderland | town | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | fascinating | interesting | unusual | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | washingtonheritagecollectionvisitsandevents | bbc | television | 250thanniversaryofthebirthofgeorgewashington | 1982 | paper | dog | room | drawings | shelf | toys | wall | furniture | handwriting | number | floor | artificiallight | shadow | men | woman | seated | presenters

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Nike

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This is a photograph documenting the opening of Nike in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's or early 1980's. Reference: 5417/335/2 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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industry | trade | economy | northeast | development | work | workers | retro | warehouse | trainers | nike | justdoit | consumerism | shelf | room | factory | floor | industrialheritage | colourphotograph | digitalimage | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | cardboard | box | storage | shoes | nikeshoes | washington | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | 1970s | early1980s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | working | standing | worker | man | male | employee | staff | cityofsunderland | newtown | 1964 | progress | change | production | manufacture | coalindustry | tradition | tynewear | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstamericanpresident | georgewashington | nissancarfactory | newindustry | redevelopment | community | record | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | landscape | interior | label | identification | text | number | emblem | design | ceiling | wall | shadow | daylight | overalls | fascinating | interesting

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A master model maker at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

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A master model maker at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd, 1946 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/5/3/1). This set celebrates the achievements of the famous Sunderland shipbuilding firm Joseph L. Thompson & Sons. The company?s origins date back to 1846 when the firm was known as Robert Thompson & Sons. Robert Thompson senior died in 1860, leaving his second son Joseph Lowes Thompson in control. In 1870 the shipyard completed its last wooden vessel and was then adapted for iron shipbuilding. By 1880 the firm had expanded its operations over much of North Sands and in 1884 completed the construction of Manor Quay, which served as fitting out and repair facilities. For many years in the late nineteenth century the yard was the most productive in Sunderland and in 1894 had the fourth largest output of any shipyard in the world. The Depression affected the firm severely in the early 1930s and no vessels were launched from 1931 to 1934. However, during those years the company developed a hull design giving greater efficiency and economy in service. During the Second World War the prototype developed by Joseph L. Thompson & Sons proved so popular that it was used by the US Government as the basis of over 2,700 Liberty ships built at American shipyards between 1942 and 1945. After the War the North Sands shipyard went on to build many fine cargo ships, oil tankers and bulk carriers. Sadly the shipyard closed in 1979, although it briefly reopened in 1986 to construct the crane barge ITM Challenger. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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sunderland | shipbuilding | modelmaker | worker | jlthompsonsonsltd | northsandssunderland | shipmodel | blackandwhitephotograph | industry | digitalimage | graysonperryaviewofsunderland | northengland | unitedkingdom | master | 1946 | robertthompsonsons | 1846 | construction | northsands | manorquay | fascinating | unsual | striking | fittingout | repairs | shipyard | vessel | slate | table | wall | door | handle | shelf | roll | tools | timber | wood | shavings | debris | grain | blur | standing | attentive | man | glasses | hat | waistcoat | stripes | shirt | tie | apron | crease | chain | board | brick | stone | paint | drip | glue | metal | steel | chisel | cylinder | head | shoulder | chest | face | arm | hand | finger | leg | mouth | lip | wrinkle | hair

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Bainbridge's window display, Newcastle 1960

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A window display of stockings and tights at Bainbridge's Department store (now John Lewis) in Newcastle. This photograph is from the Turners collection Date: 20/10/1960 Turners was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turners' photographic business closed in the 1990s. Ref: DT.TUR-2-25261 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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fashion | turners | 1960 | newcastle | sixties | sixtiesfashion | windowdisplay | stockings | tights | nylons | bainbridge | bainbridgeswindowdisplay | johnlewis | bainbridgesdepartmentstore | newcastleupontyne | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | retail | sales | consumerism | economy | window | display | stock | turnerscollection | turnersltd | photographicandvideoproductioncompany | business | premises | fascinating | unusual | interesting | industry | artanddesign | fashiondesign | newcastlefashion1940s1970s | johnlewispartnershipinnewcastle | handbag | shine | handle | label | signage | advertising | layout | neutralbackground | artificiallight | glare | shelf | table | leg | feet | head | hat | fabric | crease | decoration | bottles | lid | box | heart | light | ceiling | wall | floor | glass | board | paper | perfume | reflection | blur | grain | mark | panel | brand | blackandwhitephotograph

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Trumpet and trombone

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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

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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

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Spotted in the book shop

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This photograph is from the Robert Hope collection. Robert Hope was a resident of Newcastle upon Tyne. In the early 1970s he took out a bank loan to buy a Rolleiflex camera. Over the next few years he photographed various Newcastle scenes, including the Grainger Market and the demolition of housing estates in the West End of the city. Robert Hope died in 2001. Thanks to Steven Hope for donating the collection to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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newcastle | 1970s | blackandwhite | books | candid | workingenvironment | shoppers | shopping | portrait | worker | flares | bookcases | woman | wavyhair | directeyecontact | menandwomen | generalpublic | bookshop | early1970s | intriguing | everyday | mat | lights | socialhistory | photograph | digitalimage | roberthopecollection | newcastleupontyne | bankloan | rolleiflexcamera | photographer | newcastlescenes | graingermarket | housingestates | demolition | westend | city | artificiallight | interesting | unusual | ceiling | shelf | book | floor | pattern | carpet | tile | tie | shirt | trousers | coat | shoe | crease | plasticbag | dress | highheel | attentive | standing | trolley | shadow | screw | globe | world | cover | back | shoulder | man | people | community

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Library - Mauretania

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This photograph shows the bookcase in the library of the Mauretania. Situated on the boat deck, along with a lounge, music room and smoking room, the library was one of many first-class facilities on board the ship. The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Ref: TWAS: DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/9 (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 | aft | slide | ship | construction | wallsend | swanhunterltd | wighamrichardsoncoltd | neptuneyard | wallsendyard | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | cunard | marine | sea | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | tyneandwear | tyne | northeast | blackandwhitephotos | oldphotographs | library | firstclass | music | lounge | bookcase | books | oceanliner | cunardline | rmsmauretania1906 | rmsmauretania | hmhsmauretania | hospitalship | royalnavy | rn | hmstuberose | tuberose | troopship | swanhunterwighamrichardson | swanhunterandwighamrichardson | swanhunter | libraries | librariesacrossthecommons | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | knowledge | learning | shelf | book | cover | chairs | table | fabric | furnishings | interiordesign | passengership | decoration | fascinating | interesting | unusual | boatdeck | musicroom | smokingroom | firstclassfacilities | swanhunterandwighamrichardsonltd | wallsendshipyard | tyneside | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage

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Mauretania's Turbines

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Photograph showing the assembly of a turbine rotor. Each of the blades were cut to length by hand and there were over 3 million blades in ?Mauretania?s? turbines. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Manufactured by Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co. Ltd. Reference: TWAS: DS.WS.143.42 (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 | turbine | blades | steamturbine | hydropower2 | turbines | assembly | turbinerotor | blade | rmsmauretania | vessel | tyneside | manufacturing | production | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industry | abstract | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | archives | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | impressive | striking | unusual | wallsendslipwayengineeringcoltd | belt | cog | components | room | interior | wall | floor | debris | mechanical | mark | blur | grain | panel | bolt | cabinet | door | padlock | timber | handle | worker | cord | cap | shelf

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Brazing blades (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | industry | labour | socialhistory | industrial | brazingblades | 191418 | womenlabourers | worksonshieldsroad | engineering | charlesparsons | steamturbine | rachelparsons | cambridge | ministryofmunitions | wareffort | greatnorthgreats | davidwright | digitalimage | unusual | striking | woman | interesting | equipment | wheel | cog | workbench | attentive | dress | blouse | hair | crease | blur | wall | floor | table | leg | timber | parts | metal | steel | nut | bolt | nail | plate | shelf | flame | cylinder | debris | belt | womenofthewar

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Chilled food: getting it right

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Presentation introducing about the chilled food industry, including food safety and hygiene standards. Also covers the role that the Chilled Food Association plays in promoting standards in chilled food production, and the use of traceability processes to track the movement of raw foods.

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chilled foods | hygiene | food safety | food production | chilled food association | standards | quality | shelf life | NE : Baking/Dairy/Food and Drink Processing | WM : Food / Drink / Tobacco (Industrial) | NH : Food Sciences/Technology | None

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Jimmy Forsyth 2007

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Jimmy Forsyth, the photographer himself in the Grainger Market. Jimmy used this image for his personal Christmas card in 2007.

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markets | jimmyforsyth | photographer | colourphotograph | digitalimage | socialhistory | man | elderly | male | selfprotrait | graingermarket | newcastle | 2007 | graingermarket180 | fruit | vegetables | vegetable | basket | tray | container | price | board | number | handwriting | pen | cane | trousers | crease | coat | jumper | shirt | hat | moustache | hair | shelf | wall | ceiling | button | mark | character | standing | unusual | christmascard | drape | eyelid | attentive | ear | wrinkle | face | box | cardboardbox | signage | sign | retail | fascinating | shop | stall | sales | consumerism | nose | mouth | lip | skin | shoulder | back | chest | arm | leg | hand | unsteady

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Grainger Market, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Butchers 1990s (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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market | marketstall | butchers | meat | jimmyforsyth | colourphotograph | apron | digitalimage | graingermarket180 | newcastleupontyne | england | butcher | attentive | distracted | standing | working | plasticbag | display | pricetag | handwriting | number | letter | price | shelf | cupboard | door | handle | hook | artificallight | timber | metal | knife | container | lid | kettle | hat | beard | moustache | hair | industry | socialhistory | abstract | fascinating | interesting | unusual | striking | equipment | cloth | shirt | mark | coat | uniform | button | bucket | jug | interior | shopfront | stall | fridge | smile | laughter | teeth | mouth | laughing | nose | ear | eyes | shoulder | chest | arm | hand | finger | animal | food | men

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Grainger Market, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Flower stall 1980s (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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flowers | market | marketstall | jimmyforsyth | florist | socialhistory | industry | woman | women | workcolleagues | standing | smiling | stall | shop | flower | artificiallight | interior | flowerstall | 1980s | digitalimage | graingermarket180 | newcastleupontyne | england | unitedkingdom | shelf | wall | curtain | pattern | crease | banner | darkness | bench | equipment | metal | pricetag | handwriting | hand | letter | number | arm | shoulder | coat | button | blouse | trousers | uniform | jumper | workers | attentive | distracted | unusual | withdrawn | face | eye | nose | mouth | ear | hair | comradeship | interesting | striking

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Grainger Market, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Mauds Flower stall 1980s (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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flowers | market | marketstall | jimmyforsyth | socialhistory | colourphotograph | digitalimage | lightshade | light | interior | graingermarket180 | newcastleupontyne | unitedkingdom | england | maudflowerstall | stall | 1980s | retail | consumerism | graingermarket | shopping | vase | flower | petal | stem | shelf | display | wall | signage | letter | artificiallight | wire | cord | woman | crease | blouse | uniform | hair | strands | button | distracted | glass | reflection | shadow | plastic | cloth | fabric | glare | fascinating | unusual | number | room | worker | price | doorway | grain | mark | community

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