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Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland

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road | road | bridge | bridge | roof | roof | industry | industry | window | window | water | water | wall | wall | yard | yard | docks | docks | buildings | buildings | landscape | landscape | dock | dock | workers | workers | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | panel | panel | parts | parts | piers | piers | ships | ships | debris | debris | aerialview | aerialview | bank | bank | rail | rail | row | row | structure | structure | riverwear | riverwear | container | container | deck | deck | doorway | doorway | trail | trail | northsea | northsea | frame | frame | cylinder | cylinder | land | land | vehicle | vehicle | mast | mast | tradition | tradition | shipyard | shipyard | striking | striking | scratch | scratch | drydock | drydock | aerialphotography | aerialphotography | impressive | impressive | borders | borders | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | drydocks | drydocks | glassmaking | glassmaking | coalmining | coalmining | wearside | wearside | mouthoftheriver | mouthoftheriver | twentiethcentury | twentiethcentury | southdock | southdock | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | pallion | pallion | georgeclark | georgeclark | heavyindustries | heavyindustries | march1962 | march1962 | marineengineering | marineengineering | engineworks | engineworks | wearmouthcolliery | wearmouthcolliery | shiprepairing | shiprepairing | williamdoxfordsons | williamdoxfordsons | austinpickersgill | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | jlthompsonsons | riversidecoalstaithes | riversidecoalstaithes | sirjameslaingsons | sirjameslaingsons | aerialtouroftheriverwear | aerialtouroftheriverwear | repairingyard | repairingyard | twgreenwellandcompanyltd | twgreenwellandcompanyltd | greenwellsdrydocks | greenwellsdrydocks

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

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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

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Sunderland Power Station Sunderland Power Station

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industry | industry | industrial | industrial | riverwear | riverwear | deptford | deptford | aerialphotography | aerialphotography | sunderland | sunderland | staithes | staithes | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | wearside | wearside | queenalexandrabridge | queenalexandrabridge | sunderlandpowerstation | sunderlandpowerstation | sirjameslaingsonsltd | sirjameslaingsonsltd | deptfordyard | deptfordyard

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Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland

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industry | industry | industrial | industrial | ships | ships | riverwear | riverwear | railways | railways | aerialphotography | aerialphotography | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | coalmining | coalmining | wearside | wearside | collieries | collieries | coalindustry | coalindustry | queenalexandrabridge | queenalexandrabridge | wearmouthcolliery | wearmouthcolliery | sirjameslaingsonsltd | sirjameslaingsonsltd | deptfordyard | deptfordyard

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Shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the Deptford Yard of Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland looking back toward the Wearmouth Bridge, May 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/22174B). You can also see the Gas Works on the right hand side of the picture and Wearmouth Colliery on the opposite side of the River. 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.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | sirjameslaingsonsltd | shipbuilding | shipyards | deptfordyard | ships | wearmouthcolliery | wearside | industrial | industry | reflection | calm | water | land | bank | river | aerialphotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | passage | crossing | digitalimage | industrialheritage | archives | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | wearmouthbridge | bridge | vessel | piers | pallion | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | aerialtouroftheriverwear | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | sirjameslaingsons | marineengineeringindustry | engineworks | williamdoxfordsons | georgeclark | glassmaking | coalmining | mining | riversidecoalstaithes | traditionalheavyindustries | businesses | economy | infrastructure | city | urban | crane | interesting | impressive | fascinating | unusual | buildings | container | road | rail | transportation | vehicle | carpark | grain | blur | landscape | glimpse | view | deck | cabin | mast | boat | roof | chimney

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Pipe fitting and bending at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

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Reference: DS.JLT-5-3-14-2 This image has been taken from the Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd shipbuilders? collection. The photographs, taken at the Sunderland Based Shipyard were used in the publicity campaign 'The Art of Shipbuilding' published in 1946 to promote the firms of Joseph L. Thompson & Sons Ltd and Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd. Inspired by the upcoming Grayson Perry exhibition 'The Vanity in small differences' Tyne & Wear Archives have created this set in reaction to some of the themes surrounding Sunderland and its social make up that have been explored by Grayson Perry in his six large scale tapestries. This set features both Social and Landscape Photography of a nostalgic Sunderland; these consist of both Aerial views of the physical make up of Sunderland's landscape, mixed with social portraits of the working community and industrial scenes traditionally associated with Sunderland's Heritage. Both are relevant to Grayson Perry's upcoming collection of Tapestries exploring the story of class mobility and the influence social class has on our aesthetic taste. When recently interviewed on the subject Perry states "When I asked club singer Sean Foster-Conley what I should feature in my tapestries to show working-class taste, he said ?the mines and shipyards?. ?But they no longer exist,? I replied. In a very important way, however, he was right. The heavy industries that shaped the north of England also shaped the emotional lives of the generations of people who lived there. Winding towers and cranes can be torn down in a day, but the bonds, formed through shared hardship working under them, live on." These images of a community driven by industry, mixed with Aerial Views of the physical make up of Sunderland during this time reflect on Perry's view of the eternal relevance that Sunderland's social and industrial past has on its present community. More information on 'The Vanity of Small Differences' can be found here. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | workman | graysonperryaviewofsunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | josephlthompsonsonsltd | shipyard | theartofshipbuilding | 1946 | sirjameslaingsonsltd | thevanityinsmalldifferences | social | abstract | largescaletapestries | socialportrait | industry | classmobility | socialclass | aesthetictaste | workingclass | mines | shipyards | heavyindustries | fascinating | northengland | towers | winding | hardship | tool | pipefitting | bending | pipe | fit | bend | bolt | blur | grain | daylight | shade | attentive | cloth | structure | shirt | cleanshaven | head | eye | arm | hand

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

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

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maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | ship | josephlthompsonsonsltd | shipbuilding | sunderlandbasedshipyard | publicitycampaign | theartofshipbuilding | 1946 | sirjameslaingsonsltd | graysonperryexhibition | thevanityinsmalldifferences | sunderland | social | sixlargescaletapestries | nostalgic | landscape | workers | industrial | industry | classmobility | socialclass | clubsinger | seanfosterconley | workingclass | northofengland | generations | towers | cranes | comradeship | community | past | present | standing | uniform | hat | work | clothes | workclothes | hole | steel | metal | plate | parts | bolt | nut | cylinder | lid | overalls | button | pocket | sleeve | building | wall | window | glass | roof | structure | frame | platform | cleanshaven | attentive | striking | unusual | timber | sky | number | 648 | debris | pole | pipe | shape | form

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Launch of half the 'Vardefjell'

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Launch of the forepart of the ?Vardefjell? by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, 27 March 1944. This was later joined to the salvaged aft part on the River Tyne. The original forepart was lost at sea in December 1942, when the vessel was serving as part of an Atlantic convoy (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/3/2 pg30). Fur further information see www.twmuseums.org.uk/engage/blog/remembering-sunderlands-.... Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ship | sunderland | riverwear | launch | secondworldwar | shipbuilding | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | water | construction | buildings | sunderland?sshipyards | workers | marineengineering | vessels | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | atlanticconvoy | originalforepart | lost | sea | december1942 | forepart | ?vardefjell? | halfthe | sirjameslaingsonsltd | 27march1944 | developmentofturretships | 1890s | designforsd14s | 1960s | industrial | frame | sections | handrail | rope | chimney | roof | pipe | people | humanity | slope | riverbank | windows | glass | development | surreal | tow | measurement | depth | calm | momentous

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An Apprentice working on a ship at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

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

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blackandwhitephotograph | apprentice | trade | worker | maritime | ship | josephlthompsonsonsltd | shipbuilder | sunderlandbasedshipyard | shipyard | theartofshipbuilding | 1946 | sirjameslaingsonsltd | graysonperryexhibition | thevanityinsmalldifferences | sunderland | socialmakeup | sixlargescaletapestries | sociallandscape | industrial | workingcommunity | classmobility | socialclass | workingclass | northofengland | windingtowers | cranes | hardship | bonds | shared | marks | tools | metal | steel | bolts | ladder | structure | hat | cleanshaven | concentrating | shirt | overalls | work | clothes | shoes | buttons | shoelace | letters | words | join | construction | striking | joint | chain | learning

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Launch of the 'British Princess'

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View of the tanker ?British Princess? sliding down the ways at the shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Deptford, Sunderland, 30 April 1946 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/4/1). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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sunderland | shipbuilding | britishprincess | sirjameslaingsonsltd | shiplaunches | cargoship | deptfordsunderland | shipyard

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Princess Elizabeth in Sunderland

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Princess Elizabeth watching the tanker ?British Princess? sliding down the ways at the shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Deptford, Sunderland, 30 April 1946 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/4/1). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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sunderland | shipbuilding | britishprincess | sirjameslaingsonsltd | shiplaunches | cargoship | deptfordsunderland | shipyard | princesselizabeth | queenelizabeth2 | royalty | royal | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | tanker | viewingplatform | gathering | event | occasion | debtford | 30april1946 | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industry | socialhistory | abstract | vessel | ship | launch | transportation | development | construction | structure | fascinating | unusual | interesting | engaging | riverwear | sunderland?sshipbuildingindustry | sunderlandlaunches | roof | decoration | people | crowds | building | flag | label | rope | sky | grain | mark | blur | hat | coat | crease | tie | shirt | jewellery

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Steel Plating at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

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

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abstract | social | industry | industrialheritage | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | steelplating | josephlthompsonsonsltd | graysonperryaviewofsunderland | sunderland | unitedkingdom | shipbuilder | shipbuilding | shipyard | theartofshipbuilding | 1946 | sirjameslaingsonsltd | debris | parts | graysonperryexhibition | fascinating | unusual | thevanityinsmalldifferences | sixlargescaletapestries | landscape | classmobility | socialclass | aesthetictaste | workingclass | mines | shipyards | northengland | shadow | daylight | aerialview | physicalmakeup | past | presentcommunity | ground | sky | row | number | identification | letter | blur | construction | board | timber | tools | grain | site | digitalimage

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Sponsor launches an Empire ship

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Sponsor preparing to launch the tanker ?Empire Coral? built by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, 11 February 1941 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/3/2). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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sunderland | shipbuilding | empireship | sirjameslaingsonsltd | shiplaunches | cargoship | deptfordsunderland | shipyard | blackandwhitephotograph | momentous | unusual | platform | timber | frame | metal | steel | bolts | brick | sponsor | launch | tanker | ?empirecoral? | 11february1941 | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | vessels | launched | riverwear | workers | industrial | industry | people | humanity | clothes | hats | shoes | shoelace | stocking | coat | buttons | scarf | gloves | hair | lipstick | makeup | rope | stairway | audience | umbrella | stripes | pattern | ribbon | allears

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Crowds at the launch of the 'British Princess'

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Crowds look on during the launch of the tanker ?British Princess? built by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Deptford, Sunderland, 30 April 1946 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/4/1). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Launch of the 'Eidanger'

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View of the tanker ?Eidanger? afloat on the River Wear after launch, built by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, 1 July 1938 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/3/1 pg23). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Launch party of the tanker ?Eidanger?

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View of the launch party of the tanker ?Eidanger? built by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, 1 July 1938 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/3/1 pg22). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Women working in the shipyard

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This is a Photograph of King George V meeting women working at the shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Deptford, 15 June 1917. Reference: DS.LG/5/1/1 pg127a On 22 November Prince William will be visiting Sunderland and South Tyneside to take part in a number of youth development events. During the visit he will also officially open Haven Point, the new leisure centre in South Shields. To celebrate this Tyne & Wear Archives has produced a short flickr set remembering past royal visits to the region?s shipyards. Most of the visits featured here took place during difficult times and they gave a real boost to public spirits in the face of two World Wars. A short blog relating to these images can be read here . These images are part of the Tyne & Wear Archives Shipyard Collection. In July 2013 the outstanding historical significance of the Collection was recognised by UNESCO through its inscription to the UK Memory of the World Register. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Southwick Shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd

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Aerial view of the Southwick shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill, Sunderland looking down the River Wear, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36078A). 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.

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Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the dry docks and ship repairing yard of T.W. Greenwell & Company Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland, March 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28690C). 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.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | piers | mouthoftheriver | northsea | ships | docks | drydocks | shiprepairing | twgreenwellandcompanyltd | wearside | industrial | industry | blackandwhitephotograph | industrialheritage | greenwellsdrydocks | aerialtouroftheriverwear | dock | ship | aerialview | drydock | repairingyard | yard | southdock | march1962 | pallion | twentiethcentury | shipbuilding | shipyard | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | sirjameslaingsons | marineengineering | engineworks | land | borders | buildings | williamdoxfordsons | georgeclark | glassmaking | coalmining | wearmouthcolliery | riversidecoalstaithes | workers | digitalimage | striking | impressive | cylinder | container | road | vehicle | bridge | water | rail | cabin | mast | deck | structure | construction | bank | frame | panel | parts | debris | scratch | trail | wall | roof | doorway | window | row | heavyindustries | tradition | landscape

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North Sands Shipyard and Corporation Quay, Sunderland

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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.

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Sunderland Power Station

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Aerial view of Sunderland Power Station, July 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/22249C). The shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons can be seen further up the River. 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.

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Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland

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Aerial view of Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland, June 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/29271B). This image also shows the Deptford Shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons on the opposite side of the River. 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.

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The North Sands Shipyard, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, May 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/22169C). 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 a 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.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | shipbuilding | jlthompsonsonsltd | shipyard | northsands | wearmouthbridge | cranes | wearside | industrial | industry | aerialphotograph | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | aerialview | archives | industrialheritage | aerialtouroftheriverwear | river | bank | land | crane | buildings | building | construction | structure | development | progression | northsandsshipyard | may1959 | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | marineengineering | glassmaking | coalmining | traditional | city | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | sirjameslaingsons | williamdoxfordsons | georgeclark | wearmouthcolliery | coalstaithes | riverside | coaltrade | vessels | floats | roof | wall | slope | soil | reflection | daylight | interesting | unusual | fascinating | striking | chimney | blur | grain | bridge | transportation | businesses | mast | deck | rail | road | shadow | smoke | passage | debris | civilisation | water

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Looking up the River Wear

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Aerial view looking up the River Wear, with the North Dock in the foreground and the North Sands shipyard in the background, May 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/22167A). 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.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | northdock | northsandsshipyard | jlthompsonsonsltd | boats | wearside | industrial | industry | industrialheritage | shipbuildingheritage | aerialtouroftheriverwear | dock | northsands | shipyard | may1959 | aerialimage | aerialphotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | glassmaking | coalmining | traditionalheavyindustries | development | change | contstruction | river | water | land | bank | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | sirjameslaingsons | marineengineering | williamdoxfordsons | georgeclark | wearmouthcolliery | riverside | coalstaithes | city | debris | fascinating | interesting | unusual | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | chimney | smoke | road | mark | buildings | wall | roof | blur | grain | vessel | vehicle | slope | crane | row | window | door | soil | grass | structure | landscape

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North Dock, Sunderland

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Aerial view of North Dock, Sunderland, June 1957 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/17890D). 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.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | docks | boats | northdock | wearside | industrial | industry | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | aerialviewoftheriverwear | digitalimage | heavyindustries | city | tradition | change | industries | glassmaking | coalmining | wearmouthcolliery | riverside | coalstaithes | trade | keyindustry | marineengineering | engineworks | williamdoxfordsons | georgeclark | shipyards | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | northengland | sirjameslaingsons | shipbuilding | piers | pallion | twentiethcentury | june1957 | cylinder | road | vessel | buildings | fascinating | unusual | soil | vegetation | water | row | rock | stone | mouth | roof | wall | cabin | deck | rail | boundary | vehicle | chimney | window | debris | fence | path | transformation | unitedkingdom | northeastengland | community | daylight

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