A parents address to his firstborn son pt 1

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    This is a letter found in Tyne & Wear Archives. Reference: DX-378-5-2 The letter is a parents address to his first born son on the day of his birth. The sentimental letter was written by James Davison of Low Fell in the late 19th Century. This letter is taken from a collection sourced for the project Half Memory by musician Richard Dawson. Half Memory was devised by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums in partnership with Tusk Music and Pixel Palace, resulting in a unique audio-visual performance inspired by museums and archive collections. http://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157633478901323/">More images from ‘The Glass Trunk’ can be found here. The contents of the collection resulted in his album ‘The Glass Trunk’ featuring songs inspired by items and images found in Tyne & Wear Archives by Richard Dawson. These items and images ranged from songs and stories found in a 1791 scrap book, photography taken from collections documenting ships built in Tyne & Wear and photographic records of the regions social history. http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/halfmemory/richard-dawson-the-glass-trunk/" >More information on ‘The Glass Trunk’ can be found here. (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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    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
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    TWAM (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? No known copyright restrictions
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    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29295370@N07/8738817288/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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