DescriptionA bazaar was opened in Cornsay Colliery School yesterday, in aid of the Lady Anne Lambton Fund to provide comforts for our soldiers. Our photo shows Mrs. Curry, of Hawkshill House, Cornsay Colliery (who is in charge of the arrangements) third from the left sitting; Mr. Robson, (who was in charge of the arrangements) in the centre at the back; and the stall hoders in patriotic costumes ("I.C." photos.) This photograph was published in the Illustrated Chronicle on the 9th of November 1915. During the Great War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England, which had been in the news. The photographs were sent in by relatives and give us a glimpse into the past. The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises bound volumes of the newspaper from 1910 to 1925. We are keen to find out more about the people in the photographs. If you recognise anyone in the images please comment below. Copies of this photograph may be ordered from us, for more information see: http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt Please make a note of the image reference number above to help speed up your order.
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