033648:Bigg Market Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1900

  • Description

    Type : Lantern Slide Description : A view of the Bigg Market Newcastle upon Tyne taken c.1900. A rally is taking place in the Bigg Market which is crowded with people. A woman appears to be addressing the crowd which includes both men and women. The Town Hall and part of the Rutherford memorial fountain can be seen in the background.The memorial fountain to the temperance reformer Dr J.H. Rutherford was unveiled in September 1894. It was moved to the Bigg Market in 1902 and was the focus for political meetings. The old Town Hall was built 1858-63 and was demolished in the 1960s. Collection : Local Studies Source of Information : + duplicate. Possibly a woman's suffrage rally? 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 : 033648
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4080877228/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 3 years, 9 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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