Bridges across the Tyne

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Where: Tyne Bridge, Gateshead NE8 2BH, UK

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When: 01 January 1928

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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.

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Owner: Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
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    • 19/Apr/2017 11:26:17

    great postcard.

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