Looking up Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

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When: 01 January 1933

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Postcard of Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, c1933 (TWAM ref. DF.ATK/16/4).

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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    jordiknight

    • 18/Jul/2017 08:03:22

    Familiar landmark for Geordies. Boozing days 40 years later (1970s) get off the bus at Warswick Street, meet your girlfriend outside the fire station, cross the road for a pint or two in The Adelphi pub (Shakespeare Street) have a wee in the underground toilet outside, down to the Market Lane pub then make our way along High Bridge, have a couple in Bacchus pub then The Duke of Wellington, up to the Bigg Market, another wee in the underground toilet, then into The Half Moon. Don't remember much after that. 😵 Thank for sharing a great photo.