The Tyne Bridge from Gateshead, 1960

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When: 01 July 1960

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View of the Tyne Bridge from Gateshead Quays, July 1960 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/1489D).

For another magnificent view of the Tyne Bridge taken on the same day from Newcastle Quayside see www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/15492602371/in/set-7215764....

Tyne & Wear Archives presents a series of images taken by the Newcastle-based photographers Turners Ltd.

The firm had an excellent reputation and was regularly commissioned by local businesses to take photographs of their products and their premises. Turners also sometimes took aerial and street views on their own account and many of those images have survived, giving us a fascinating glimpse of life in the North East of England in the second half of the Twentieth Century.

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