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A view of the largest railway crossing in the World, taken from Central Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, c1930 (TWAM ref. DF.ATK/16/1/2).

The postcard is unused.

This set celebrates the many postcards in our collections. The people, places and events they show can give us an insight into the past, documenting the landscape, the fashions, the way we lived. Some postcards are unused but others tell us something about the people who bought them, through the messages they wrote. They can give us a fascinating glimpse into people’s lives.

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    La Belle Province

    • 21/Mar/2017 17:01:36

    Gorgeous steampunk goodness. Do you have any idea of the year?

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    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

    • 21/Mar/2017 23:19:14

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/la_belle_province] I've been able to give a more specific date of c1930 thanks to this webpage www.historiccoventry.co.uk/main/pc-dating.php