Exhibition faces up to taboo of trainspotting as artist takes "last radical stance"
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Walking through Grainger Market
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…
Maynards confectionary shop on the corner of Grey Street and High Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. That looks like the rear of a Triumph Stag outside the premises, so I'll date this picture to 1970s, or 1980s.
015525:Neville Street Newcastle upon Tyne 1966
Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A view of Neville Street taken from Collingwood Street. The Central Station and St. Mary's Cathedral can be seen in the distance. Collection : Local Studies Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 015525
Tor929, High Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Description: Laszlo Torday arrived in Tynemouth in January 1940 from Hungary and took most of his photographs of Tyneside during the 1960's and 1970's. They reflect his interest in the streets and people of Newcastle especially of central Newcastle and the suburbs of Heaton and Jesmond. : The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises 100 photograph albums of black and white prints plus 16 boxes of colour transparencies. We are keen to find out more about them. If you…