Tyne and Wear HER(10896): Newcastle, Northumberland Street, BHS, wall relief

  • Description

    "1974 by Henry and Joyce Collins, who have work on the Post Office Tower in London. This wall relief (called 'Newcastle Through The Ages') on the north elevation of British Home Stores, is made from ciment-fondu mosaic, paint and stone. It is divided into six panels, each 2m x 1.25m. It shows the themes of Monkchester, Oceanus, Pons Aelius and Geordie and various local engineers, architects, tradesmen, shipwrights, artists and social reformers."
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/10896
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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