Blackett Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1960

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When: 01 May 1960

View along Blackett Street, Newcastle upon Tyne from near Grey's Monument, May 1960 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/24387C).

Tyne & Wear Archives presents a series of images taken by the Newcastle-based photographers Turners Ltd.

The firm had an excellent reputation and was regularly commissioned by local businesses to take photographs of their products and their premises. Turners also sometimes took aerial and street views on their own account and many of those images have survived, giving us a fascinating glimpse of life in the North East of England in the second half of the Twentieth Century.

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    keulefm3

    • 10/Feb/2017 12:34:59

    Your wonderful capture was seen in Black & White Photos Add 1 – Comment 2

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    Franco & Lia

    • 10/Feb/2017 16:34:01

    Your wonderful capture was seen in Black & White Photos Add 1 – Comment 2

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    Billy Embleton

    • 10/Feb/2017 22:09:18

    Looks so much better before pedestrianisation.