058938:Bigg Market Newcastle upon Tyne Laszlo Torday late 1960s/early 1970s

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A photograph of the Bigg Market on market day taken in the 1960s. The photograph has been taken from High Bridge looking up the Bigg Market which is lined with clothes stalls. The pavement is bustling with people. Part of the memorial fountain to Dr J. H. Rutherford (temporance reformer) can be seen between the clothes stall. Buildings can be seen to the left of the market stalls including 'Bonsers' photographic shop. The Swallow Hotel Newgate Street can be seen in the distance. Collection : Local Studies Source of Information : The date of the photograph is given as c.1950 on the grey card but it is 1960s (based on the clothes of the people in the photograph). Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 058938
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4087058282/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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