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The passenger liner 'Berengaria' heading out to sea The passenger liner 'Berengaria' heading out to sea

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HMS Queen Mary leaving the River Tyne HMS Queen Mary leaving the River Tyne

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HMS Shark at sea HMS Shark at sea

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Entrance to the Harbour of Balaclava.

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Balaclava, Seen from the Shore.

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Bridges across the Tyne

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postcard | newcastleupontyne | tynebridge | gateshead | tyneside | northeastengland | bridges | civilengineering | swingbridge | highlevelbridge | rivertyne | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | structure | industrialheritage | construction | development | road | buildings | cloud | land | sky | industry | blur | mark | building | grain | smoke | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | 1928 | glass | interesting | fascinating | unusual | compelling | room | window | frame | chimney | wall | glimpse | view | landscape | water | cloudy | inscription | letters | vessel | deck | cabin | transportation | infrastructure | economy | crane | street | city | urban | rail | debris | components | progress | maritime | shipbuilding | abstract | stark | crossing | path | platform | glare | vast

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Old Dutch Reformed Church

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Collection: A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library Accession Number: 15/5/3090.00448 Title: Old Dutch Reformed Church Photograph print date: ca. 1900-ca. 1950 Photograph negative date: ca. 1860-1884 Building Date: 1830-1831 Location: North and Central America: United States; New York, Ithaca Materials: gelatin silver print Image: 9 1/8 x 7 3/8 in.; 23.1775 x 18.7325 cm Provenance: Transfer from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5sj9 There are no known U.S. copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Cornell University Library which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the Library be credited as its source. We had some help with the geocoding from Web Services by Yahoo!

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cornelluniversitylibrary | churches | religiousbuildings | porticoes | ioniccolumns | cupolas | fences | townscapes | olddutchreformedchurchithacanewyork | culidentifier:value=155309000448 | culidentifier:lunafield=accessionnumber | historicalphoto | formerbuildings | senecastreet | genevastreet | ithacany | downtownithaca

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HMS Thisbe at sea

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Port side view of the R-class destroyer HMS Thisbe at sea, 1917 (TWAM ref. 2931 War29). The shipyard of R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie at Hebburn built many fine warships. During the First World War the firm built 2 light cruisers, 3 destroyer leaders and 25 torpedo boat destroyers. The firm also built machinery and boilers for 2 battleships, and a further 3 light cruisers. These and other warships built by Hawthorn Leslie before the War, are remembered in this set. There are remarkable images of warships under construction at Hebburn, as well as fascinating shots of the people who attended the launches. The set also contains majestic views of the ships at sea. The images are not only a testimony to the skill of those who designed and built these ships but also to the courage of those who sailed in them. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | royalnavy | firstworldwar | hawthornleslie | shipbuilding | hebburn | hmsthisbe | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | industrialheritage | industry | archives | abstract | shipbuildingheritage | sea | portsideview | rclassdestroyer | 1917 | shipyard | rwhawthornleslie | warship | military | construction | development | production | structure | components | crew | gun | mast | deck | cabin | transportation | label | identification | letter | number | sky | cloud | vast | interesting | impressive | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | hawthornlesliewarships | thegreatwar19141918 | navalship | unusual | boat | cog | rope | worldwar1 | wartime | equipment

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Bridges across the Tyne

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A postcard of the bridges across the River Tyne, showing the Tyne Bridge under construction, 1928 (TWAM ref. DX681/15). The postcard is unused. This set celebrates the many postcards in our collections. The people, places and events they show can give us an insight into the past, documenting the landscape, the fashions, the way we lived. Some postcards are unused but others tell us something about the people who bought them, through the messages they wrote. They can give us a fascinating glimpse into people?s lives. (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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St Mary's Island 1972

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St Mary?s Island looking inland over St Mary?s Bay. The lighthouse was opened in 1898 and cost £8000 to build. Note the breakwater and promenade south of the causeway has not yet been built. Reference: TWAS: DT.TUR.7.48 (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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stmary?sisland | 1972 | stmarysbay | lighthouse | 1898 | promenade | causeway | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | aerialviews | aerialphotographs | tyneandwear | turner | blackwhitephotos | navigationaid | navigation | warning | signal | inland | breakwater | windows | cottage | gate | fence | roof | chimney | pathway | maritimeheritage | slope | ocean | sea | rocks | water | layers | road | carpark | cars | vehicle | path | construction | beacon | light | globe | vast | marks | sand | secluded | landscape | striking | shapes

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The Remains of HMS Kelly

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This photograph shows the remains of the H.M.S. Kelly arriving on the River Tyne following its severe Torpedo incident Reference: 2931-Unlisted This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous shipbuilding and engineering firm of Hawthorn Leslie. The album gives us a fascinating glimpse of life at the company's shipyard at Hebburn from the late 1930s to the 1960s. There are remarkable images of the men at work in the yard and a poignant series showing the terrible damage caused during the Second World War to HMS Kelly, one of Hawthorn Leslie's best loved ships. This particular collection of images follows the Birth and ultimate Death of a ship. From the craft and pride in its production and the joy in its performance, to the devastation and price of its destruction. A blog about this fascinating collection can been viewed here on the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums website. (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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ruin | wreck | ship | warship | maritimeheritage | naval | blackandwhitephotograph | hawthornlesliehebburnontyne | hmskelly | vessel | remains | rivertyne | torpedoincident | shipbuilding | engineering | hawthornleslie | hebburn | shipyard | late1930s1960s | crew | workers | damage | secondworldwar | ww2 | death | birth | production | industrial | industry | destruction | digitalimage | fascinating | unusual | smoke | sky | grain | mark | mast | rope | cylinder | chimney | deck | cabin | crane | buildings | bank | land | water | channel | shadow | daylight | parts | metal | steel | bolt | plate | panel | devastation | surreal

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Captain Julius Robert's Mortar Boats

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boats | sailors | sevastopol | crimea | sailingships | battles | rma | campaigns | crimeanwar | warships | mortars | navalforces | navies | navalwarfare | shipcaptains | seaofazov | royalmarineartillery | juliusroberts

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Alvastra. Cloister Ruins

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Collection: A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library Accession Number: 15/5/3090.00869 Title: Alvastra. Cloister Ruins Photograph date: ca. 1865-ca. 1895 Building Date: ca. 1143 Location: Europe: Sweden Materials: albumen print Image: 5 1/4 x 7 in.; 13.335 x 17.78 cm Provenance: Transfer from College of Architecture, Art and Planning Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5szf There are no known copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Cornell University Library which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the Library be credited as its source. We had some help with the geocoding from Web Services by Yahoo!

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Troop Ships Becalmed off Balaklava, Morning.

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Palmer's Shipyard, Jarrow

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jarrow | palmersshipyard | cranes | shipbuilding | rivertyne | tyneside | industry | industrial | palmersshipbuildingironcompany | industrialheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | archives | documentation | abstract | digitalimage | postcard | postcards | early20thcentury | yard | shipyard | gantrycranes | insight | glimpse | label | buildings | land | sky | machinery | wall | roof | post | grain | blur | debris | components | sepiaphotograph | landscape | chain | cord | cog | tin | sheet | gutter | worker | standing | cap | shirt | unusual | fascinating | interesting | compelling | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | letter | number | identification | timber | pile | ground | palmers | vast

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Services on the A1 in 1965

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road | roof | sky | cloud | house | abstract | building | industry | window | grass | wall | modern | fence | landscape | design | washington | workers | highway | transformation | post | path | border | memories | surreal | route | planning | cylinder | land | vegetation | vehicle | block | a1 | telegraphpole | development | immense | 50thanniversary | preservation | 1965 | sunderland | evolve | petrolstation | vast | 2014 | emptyspace | pastandpresent | blackandwhitephotograph | crowtherindustrialestate | socialheritage | 24july1964 | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | washingtonnewtown

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Services on the A1 in 1965

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View of petrol station on the A1 at Washington, 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36378C). The modern Washington Services look rather different. This site was to become Crowther Industrial Estate. 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | a1 | petrolstation | washingtonnewtown | crowtherindustrialestate | blackandwhitephotograph | landscape | 1965 | modern | 2014 | 50thanniversary | 24july1964 | transformation | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | pastandpresent | preservation | memories | evolve | socialheritage | development | industry | grass | vast | immense | cylinder | telegraphpole | roof | wall | house | vegetation | road | sky | cloud | emptyspace | block | border | land | fence | post | window | path | vehicle | workers | abstract | surreal | route | highway

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A Worker at Linread

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This is a photograph of a worker at the Linread Factory in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken on the 13th of September 1967. Reference: 5417/201/3 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 | linread | factory | worker | blackandwhitephotograph | hair | concentration | machine | cog | wheel | man | ears | eyes | skin | coat | textile | hand | fingernail | arm | body | lever | precision | detail | screw | bolt | metal | plate | clamp | vast | darkness | light | fixedposition | platform | mechanical | washingtonuk | 13thofseptember1967 | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | cityofsunderland | tynewear | 1964 | newtown | changes | transformation | construction | building | creation | nissancarfactorywashington | redevelopment | community | record | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | landscape

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Blackfell Army Camp, Washington

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View of Blackfell Army Camp, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063AW). You can see Washington 'F' Colliery pit heap in the background. A short blog about the removal of the pit heap can be read at www.twmuseums.org.uk/engage/blog/washingtons-changing-lan.... 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | blackfellarmycamp | washingtonfcolliery | mining | coalindustry | pitheap | blackandwhitephotograph | abstract | digitalimage | may1965 | fcollierypitheap | 2014 | 50thanniversary | washingtonnewtown | development | change | 24july1964 | pitterraces | industrial | industry | social | transformation | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | washington50yearsago | landscape | land | sky | crops | grain | mark | interesting | unusual | armycamp | roof | wall | window | frame | chimney | smoke | hill | pile | slope | vegetation | telegraphwire | telegraphpole | pole | fence | wire | post | tree | branch | leaf | blur | vast | countryside | surreal

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Aerial view of Alnwick, 1959

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Aerial view of Alnwick, Northumberland, January 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/21259C). The North East has some of the most stunning scenery in the United Kingdom. The region looks great in any weather but adding a touch of snow or frost can really transform the appearance of the landscape. Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of wintry images from our collections to celebrate the beauty of North East England. (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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alnwickcastle | castles | snow | winter | alnwick | northumberland | landscape | land | winterwonderland | blackandwhitephotograph | daylight | debris | digitalimage | riveraln | frozen | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | ice | water | shadow | vegetation | tree | road | buildings | roof | wall | door | window | construction | structure | frame | development | change | slope | chimney | industry | scenery | aerialphotograph | aerial | january1959 | interesting | beautiful | majestic | striking | impressive | blur | grain | mark | town | premises | residential | business | community | abstract | socialhistory | archives | industrialheritage | artanddesign | architecture | heritage | surreal | unusual | magical | castle | tower | fortress | ruins | coldseason | wintertime | nature | vast

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The passenger liner 'Berengaria' heading out to sea

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View of the passenger liner 'Berengaria' heading out to sea after her conversion from coal to oil burning engines at the Walker Naval Yard, c1921 (TWAM ref. 1027). This set of images celebrates the achievements of the Naval Yard at High Walker. The Yard was established by Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd as a replacement for the firm?s Elswick Shipyard. The size of the Elswick yard and its location above Newcastle Swing Bridge meant that by the early twentieth century it had become unsuitable for building large warships. Shipbuilding operations started at the Naval Yard in 1913 and by the end of the First World War all shipbuilding at Elswick had ceased. Between 1913 and 1928 the yard completed 37 warships, 29 merchant ships and 30 tankers. In April 1928, though, it was placed on a care and maintenance basis. The yard re-opened in 1930 to build the liner ?Monarch of Bermuda? but after her completion in November 1931 had to close again from lack or orders. In May 1934, however, the yard re-opened and went on to play an important role in the Second World War. During the War the yard delivered 72 ships including a battleship, a monitor, 4 aircraft-carriers, 3 cruisers, 22 destroyers, 15 submarines and numerous landing craft. After the War the Naval Yard was busy with merchant shipping. Giant tankers and famous passenger liners, such as the ?Empress of England?, were built at Walker. From 1953 onwards the Yard also started building warships again, including the County-class destroyer HMS Glamorgan, launched in 1964. Difficult times lay ahead, though, and in 1968 the shipyards on the Tyne were merged to form Swan Hunter and Tyne Shipbuilders. On 15 February 1980 the containership ?Dunedin? was the last vessel to be launched at the Naval Yard bringing to an end a proud shipbuilding history. (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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Iron Ore Quay, Tyne Dock, 1962

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Aerial view of the Iron Ore Quay, Tyne Dock, July 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/29586E). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based photographic firm Turners Ltd. Many of the images reflect the district's rich industrial heritage, showing businesses and places that no longer exist. We would be delighted if you could help us to tag these by adding the names of streets and buildings that you recognise. Old photographs can often stimulate distant memories and we would also love to hear any reminiscences that these images inspire (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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aerialphotograph | southtyneside | tynedock | rivertyne | industry | southshields | ironorequay | blackandwhitephotograph | industrialheritage | southtynesidefromtheair | aerialview | july1962 | turnersltd | newcastleupontyne | glimpse | businesses | economy | infrastructure | street | buildings | land | water | bank | grain | mark | blur | debris | crane | tower | shadow | daylight | rail | ship | vessel | maritimeheritage | shipbuildingheritage | abstract | transportation | curve | passage | bridge | crossing | float | row | wall | roof | doorway | deck | mast | cabin | components | activity | digitalimage | archives | work | container | unusual | fascinating | interesting | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | civilisation | development | progress | construction | structure | tradition | district | area | landscape | vast

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Jarrow from above, 1973

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Aerial view of Jarrow, June 1973 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/61779A). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based photographic firm Turners Ltd. Many of the images reflect the district's rich industrial heritage, showing businesses and places that no longer exist. We would be delighted if you could help us to tag these by adding the names of streets and buildings that you recognise. Old photographs can often stimulate distant memories and we would also love to hear any reminiscences that these images inspire (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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General View of Balaclava, from the Genoese Forts.

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HMS Queen Mary leaving the River Tyne

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HMS Queen Mary leaving the River Tyne on sea trials, 1913 (TWAM ref. 696/5). She was a battlecruiser, launched by Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company, Jarrow on 20 March 1912. Tragically, she was sunk at the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916 with the loss of 1266 men. Details of all those who served on HMS Queen Mary at Jutland can be found here livesofthefirstworldwar.org/community/609. The Rivers Tyne and Wear were responsible for building many vessels, which served Britain during the First World War. This set remembers some of those warships that took part in the Battle of Jutland from 31 May to 1 June 1916. During the battle over 6,000 British sailors lost their lives and 14 Royal Naval vessels were sunk. The losses included the battlecruisers HMS Queen Mary and HMS Invincible, as well as the destroyers HMS Shark, HMS Sparrowhawk and HMS Turbulent, all built on Tyneside. Their memory lives on. (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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