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Grand Entrance - Mauretania

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There were 9 decks in the Mauretania and this was the Grand Entrance on the boat deck. Also on this deck was the first-class library, the first-class lounge and music room, the first-class smoking room and the verandah café. 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. Reference: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/20 (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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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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Kitchens - Mauretania

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First and second class kitchens on RMS "Mauretania" The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Reference: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/49 (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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First Class Pantry - Mauretania

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This is one of the first class pantries on board the Mauretania. The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard. RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. Reference: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/48 (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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1st class smoking room on RMS Mauretania 1st class smoking room on RMS Mauretania

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S.S. Franconia. First Class single berth state-room

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Yard no's. 857, 877 Taken from the Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. Shipbuilders Collection Date: 1910-1911 Reference no. DS.SWH/4/PH/7/8 (pg 36) This photograph was selected by Mary Berry as part of the 'Uncovering Archives Photography' Workshop held at Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives in November 2012. See Mary's response to this image here: www.flickr.com/photos/merryberry73/8382410555/in/photostream Find out more about the project here: www.flickr.com/groups/uncoveringarchivesphotography/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Dominion Monarch

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The launch party on the platform,1938. Built at Swan Hunters & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, The Dominion Monarch was a first class passenger-cargo liner and at the time was the largest of her type ever built in the Australasian trade. Photographed by J.H.Cleet. Starting off as an apprentice to South Shields based commercial photographer Parry, James Henry Cleet went on to become an independent photographer, being commissioned to photograph launches, such as this photograph and other official functions. TWAS Ref: DS.SWH/4/PH/4/1547/14 (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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Officers and Privates

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Two blind men examining a German Saw Bayonet. The man on the left is wearing a German Officer's Iron Cross of the First Class on his chest and to the right, the man is wearing an Iron Cross of a Brunswick Private. 1913(c). ?To them, their fingers are eyes? From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised several handling sessions for the blind, first offering an invitation to the children from the Sunderland Council Blind School, to handle a few of the collections at Sunderland Museum, which was ?eagerly accepted?. Ref: TWCMS:K13817 view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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1st class smoking room on RMS Mauretania

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View of the 1st class smoking room looking forward on the 'Mauretania', c1907 (TWAM ref. ds.swh/5/3/4/2/B359). She was launched at the Wallsend yard of Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, 20 September 1906. The 'Mauretania' was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. (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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