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Jane Farrell, Criminal, Mugshot photo, England

Jane Farrell, Criminal, Mugshot photo, England

Jane Farrell stole 2 boots and was sentenced to do 10 hard days labour...Age (on discharge): 12.Height: 4.2.Hair: Brown.Eyes: Blue.Pla... More

Ellen Leavy alias Burns, arrested for stealing clothes

Ellen Leavy alias Burns, arrested for stealing clothes

Name: Ellen Leavy alias Burns.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 5 March 1906.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-39-Ellen Leavy AKA Burns..For an image of her accom... More

Arrested John Grant, Mugshot photograph, England

Arrested John Grant, Mugshot photograph, England

Name: John Grant.Arrested for: Larceny.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 13 February 1904.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-27-John Grant..The Shields Daily Gazette for 15 February 1904 ... More

Arrested Catherine Mackenzie, Mugshot photograph, England

Arrested Catherine Mackenzie, Mugshot photograph, England

Name: Catherine Mackenzie.Arrested for: Larceny.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 15th February 1904.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-33-Catherine Mackenzie..The Shields Daily Gazette f... More

Joseph Tombling, arrested for obtaining money by false pretences

Joseph Tombling, arrested for obtaining money by false pretences

Name: Joseph Tombling.Arrested for: Larceny.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 4 February 1905.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-63-Joseph Tombling..The Shields Daily News for 10 February... More

John Dowson, arrested for stealing from a gas meter

John Dowson, arrested for stealing from a gas meter

Name: John Dowson.Arrested for: Larceny.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 7 February 1905.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-65-John Dowson..For an image of his accomplice Edward Roberts ... More

Thomas Craigie, labourer, arrested for breaking into a house

Thomas Craigie, labourer, arrested for breaking into a house

Name: Thomas Craigie.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 2 November 1905.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-79-Thomas Craigie..For an image of his accomplice Edwin F... More

Thomas H. Watson, arrested while preparing to commit a crime

Thomas H. Watson, arrested while preparing to commit a crime

Name: Thomas H. Watson.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 11 September 1906.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-93-Thomas H Watson..The Shields Daily News for 11 Sep... More

Annie Caben alias Pearson, Mugshot photograph

Annie Caben alias Pearson, Mugshot photograph

Name: Annie Caben alias Pearson.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 8 February 1906.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-39-Annie Caben AKA Pearson..The Shields Daily ... More

William J. Kay, arrested on suspicion of planning to commit a felony

William J. Kay, arrested on suspicion of planning to commit a felony

Name: William J. Kay.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 4 October 1907.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-111-William J Kay..For an image of his accomplice George T... More

Stephen Fitzgibbon, arrested for a series of thefts

Stephen Fitzgibbon, arrested for a series of thefts

Name: Stephen Fitzgibbon.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 15 November 1907.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-115-Stephen Fitzgibbon..An image is available of his... More

Matthew Walls, arrested for stealing money from children

Matthew Walls, arrested for stealing money from children

Name: Matthew Walls.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 24 February 1908.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-123-Matthew Walls..The Shields Daily News for 24 February... More

Sidney Yeoman Forrest, arrested for stealing a pair of reins and two whips

Sidney Yeoman Forrest, arrested for stealing a pair of reins and two w...

Name: Sidney Y. Forrest.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 22 February 1908.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-123-Sidney Y Forrest..The Shields Daily News for 24 F... More

Elizabeth Fitzgerald - Sarah Cuthill, arrested for stealing clothes

Elizabeth Fitzgerald - Sarah Cuthill, arrested for stealing clothes

Name: Sarah Cuthill.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 20 July 1916.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-266-Sarah Cuthill..The Shields Daily News for 21 July 1916 re... More

Christina Austin, arrested for stealing dresses

Christina Austin, arrested for stealing dresses

Name: Christina Austin.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 11 July 1916.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-266-Christina Austin..For an image of her accomplice Wilhe... More

Lawrence Armstrong alias Hanby, soldier, arrested for theft

Lawrence Armstrong alias Hanby, soldier, arrested for theft

Name: Lawrence Armstrong alias Hanby.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 30 September 1915.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-262-Lawrence Armstrong AKA Hanby..The S... More

Jane A. Teasdale, arrested for obtaining food and lodgings by false pretences

Jane A. Teasdale, arrested for obtaining food and lodgings by false pr...

Name: Jane A. Teasdale.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 9 September 1915.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-250-Jane A Teasdale..The Shields Daily News for 17 Sep... More

Christina Haggerty, arrested for stealing money

Christina Haggerty, arrested for stealing money

Name: Christina Haggerty.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields.Arrested on: 9 February 1916.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-266-Christina Haggerty..For an image of her accomplice Sarah Dowd se... More

Frederick Ellwood, fireman, arrested for breaking and entering

Frederick Ellwood, fireman, arrested for breaking and entering

Name: Frederick Ellwood.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields.Arrested on: 4 August 1914.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-254-Frederick Ellwood..The Shields Daily News for 7 August 1914 reports... More

Jane Agnes Duffy, arrested for theft

Jane Agnes Duffy, arrested for theft

Name: Jane A. V. Duffy.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 9 December 1914.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-250-Jane A V Duffy..The Shields Daily News for 9 Decemb... More

John P. Wilson, soldier, arrested for theft

John P. Wilson, soldier, arrested for theft

Name: John P. Wilson.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 21 January 1916.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-262-John P Wilson..For an image of his wife, Mona Wilson ... More

James George Chase, munitions worker, arrested for obtaining money by false pretences

James George Chase, munitions worker, arrested for obtaining money by ...

Name: James G. Chase.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields.Arrested on: 22 January 1916.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-264-James G Chase..The Shields Daily News for 28 January 1916 reports:. ... More

Reginald Stains alias Brown, chief steward, arrested for false pretences

Reginald Stains alias Brown, chief steward, arrested for false pretenc...

Name: Reginald Stains alias Brown.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields.Arrested on: 4 December 1915.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-262-Reginald Stains AKA Brown..The Shields Daily News for 1... More

Wilhelmina Armstrong, arrested for stealing dresses

Wilhelmina Armstrong, arrested for stealing dresses

Name: Wilhelmina Armstrong.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 11 July 1916.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-266-Wilhelmina Armstrong..For an image of her accompli... More

Lillian Tibbs, arrested for stealing a dress

Lillian Tibbs, arrested for stealing a dress

Name: Lillian Tibbs.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 12 September 1914.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-250-Lillian Tibbs..The Shields Daily News for 14 Septemb... More

John T. Ingleson, soldier, arrested for breaking and entering

John T. Ingleson, soldier, arrested for breaking and entering

Name: John T. Ingleson.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 30 March 1915.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-260-John T Ingleson..The Shields Daily News for 7 April 1... More

Peter Taylor, coppersmith, arrested for stealing from his employers

Peter Taylor, coppersmith, arrested for stealing from his employers

Name: Peter Taylor.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields.Arrested on: 13 May 1915.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-260-Peter Taylor..The Shields Daily News for 21 May 1915 reports:. .“STEALING ... More

The Nativity coat of arms

The Nativity coat of arms

This photograph is part of the Ronald Sanderson Collection ( ) ... which was kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. It shows the illuminated, wall mounted Nativity scene in Eldon Square, Newcastl... More

John Legg, arrested for stealing beer

John Legg, arrested for stealing beer

Name: John Legg.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 19 September 1905.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-77-John Legg..For an image of one of his accomplices, John K... More

James S. George, arrested for stealing from his sister

James S. George, arrested for stealing from his sister

Name: James S. George.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 15 August 1906.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-93-James S George..The Shields Daily News for 22 August 1... More

Wallace the Lion

Wallace the Lion

A group of blind children from Sunderland School for the blind and their teacher at Sunderland Museum. 6 boys are sitting on Wallace, the mounted lion and several are holding mounted animals...“To them, their f... More

The Walrus coat of arms

The Walrus coat of arms

A group of blind children feeling the stuffed walrus at Sunderland Museum, so they can 'see' what it looks like...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sun... More

HMS Ark Royal - 16th March 1985

HMS Ark Royal - 16th March 1985

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - 27th April 1984

HMS Ark Royal - 27th April 1984

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - 7th July 1980

HMS Ark Royal - 7th July 1980

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

Jack Powell - Hoppings

Jack Powell - Hoppings

Jack Powell standing by his van at the Hoppings. 1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanning around 40 a... More

Brooches at Hoppings

Brooches at Hoppings

Two woman selling brooches at the Hoppings for 6d. (2 ½p in today's money). 1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town... More

Henry Wharton - Hoppings

Henry Wharton - Hoppings

Henry Wharton at the Hoppings in Newcastle.1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanning around 40 acres o... More

Mickey Mouse Juvenile Ride - Hoppings

Mickey Mouse Juvenile Ride - Hoppings

Olga Rich at her 'Mickey Mouse' juvenile ride at the Hoppings. 1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanni... More

Moon Rocket - Hoppings

Moon Rocket - Hoppings

View of the 'Moon Rocket' attraction at the Hoppings in Newcastle, June 1945...The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor... More

Pinder's - Hoppings coat of arms

Pinder's - Hoppings coat of arms

1938 'Pinder's Big Zoo Circus Show' at the Hoppings...The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanning around 40 acre... More

The Haunted Castle - Hoppings

The Haunted Castle - Hoppings

'The Haunted Castle' attraction at the Hoppings festival in Newcastle...The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spann... More

Wonders of the East - Hoppings

Wonders of the East - Hoppings

'Wonders of the East' performers entertain the public at the Hoppings. 1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor... More

Drumming at the Circus - Hoppings

Drumming at the Circus - Hoppings

Performers of all descriptions came to the Hoppings to entertain the people of Newcastle. 1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Ne... More

Hoppings Performance

Hoppings Performance

Attractions at the Hoppings fair in Newcastle.1952..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanning around 40 acres ... More

Elisa Stewart - Hoppings

Elisa Stewart - Hoppings

Believed to be Elisa Stewart performing at the Hoppings, Newcastle. 1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, s... More

Olga Rich - Hoppings

Olga Rich - Hoppings

Olga Rich at her 'Mickey Mouse' juvenile ride at the Hoppings. 1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanni... More

Queuing for Rides at the Hoppings

Queuing for Rides at the Hoppings

Newcastle Town Moor 1952, people queuing for the rides at the Hoppings...The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, span... More

Hoppings Attractions coat of arms

Hoppings Attractions coat of arms

Onlookers at one of the attractions held at the Hoppings on the Town Moor. 1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town ... More

The Chamber of Death - Hoppings

The Chamber of Death - Hoppings

Onlookers at 'The Chamber of Death' attraction at the Hoppings. 1940's..The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spann... More

Blaze in Newcastle

Blaze in Newcastle

Shot of fire crews attending a blaze at 'Wesleyan Church Assurance Society' premises in Newcastle...Photographed by Turners...Turner’s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originall... More

Travelling showman's covered caravan

Travelling showman's covered caravan

An image of a caravan belonging to J.Caris, shown here with its protective covers on...Accession: 944/2990..The images have been selected from the Arthur J Fenwick collection of circus material. .Arthur James F... More

Chipperfield Circus caravans, Town Moor, Newcastle

Chipperfield Circus caravans, Town Moor, Newcastle

This image shows a neat row of stylish 1950's caravans parked up on the Town Moor in Newcastle in September 1952..These were the homes of the circus showmen and women and their families travelling and working ... More

Shire horses

Shire horses

This is a glass slide of two Shire horses pulling what is possibly a plough. .The slide is from some time between 1920 and 1930. It was taken by South Shields Photographic Society's photographer Harrison Burges... More

Dog food

Dog food

This is a glass slide showing a dog eating from a bowl in a garden. .The slide is from 1928. It was taken by South Shields Photographic Society's photographer Harrison Burgess...This image is part of the Tyne &... More

"That's your game is it?"

"That's your game is it?"

This is a glass slide telling the comic tale of a young boy playing tricks. .The slide is from some time between the late 19th century and early 20th century. It would have been viewed using a magic lantern, an... More

The lifeboat men at work

The lifeboat men at work

This is a boldly illustrated glass slide featuring three traditional lifeboat men at work. .The slide is from some time between the late 19th century and early 20th century. It would have been viewed using a ma... More

Whitley Sands

Whitley Sands

This is a Glass Slide showing a sea side summer scene of Whitley Sands. .The slide is from some time between the late 19th and early 20th century. It was taken by the Tynemouth photographer M. Auty. .The slide ... More

The Village Homes

The Village Homes

This is a Glass Slide showing the village homes in whitley and a group of young girls. .The slide is from some time between the late 19th and early 20th century. It was taken by the Tynemouth photographer M. Au... More

The Village Homes

The Village Homes

This is a Glass Slide showing the village homes in whitley. It features the row of houses and a group of young girls. .The slide is from some time between the late 19th and early 20th century. It was taken by t... More

The Mayor

The Mayor

This is a Glass Slide simple entitled 'portrait of the Mayors Head.' .The slide is from some time between the Late 19th and early 20th Century. It would have been viewed through a Magic Lantern, an early type o... More

Harrop Brothers Fashion Parade 1960

Harrop Brothers Fashion Parade 1960

This photograph was taken by Turners, entitled 'Harrop Brothers Fashion Parade at Station Hotel'...The Harrop brothers established the yarn company Sirdar, and here you can see some of their knitted designs bei... More

Bainbridge's window display, Newcastle 1960, England

Bainbridge's window display, Newcastle 1960, England

A window display of stockings and tights at Bainbridge's Department store (now John Lewis) in Newcastle...This photograph is from the Turners collection ..Date: 20/10/1960 ..Turners was established in Newcastle... More

Commemorative plates Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Commemorative plates Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Commemorative plate - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

German Submarine, UB-110.  Photograph Looking forward, showing four torpedo tubes

German Submarine, UB-110. Photograph Looking forward, showing four to...

The UB-110 sunk after attacking a merchant shipping convoy near Hartlepool in July 1918. It was then salvaged and transferred to Swan Hunter Wigham Richardson Ltd. Dry Docks (Wallsend), with an order to restore... More

Fairground worker

Fairground worker

This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ ( http://www.flickr.c... More

Elephant meets little girl

Elephant meets little girl

This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ ( http://www.flickr.c... More

Fairground workers

Fairground workers

This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ ( http://www.flickr.c... More

Lion tamer

Lion tamer

This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ ( http://www.flickr.c... More

Camels pulling a cart

Camels pulling a cart

This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ ( http://www.flickr.c... More

Elephant drinking water, England

Elephant drinking water, England

This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ ( http://www.flickr.c... More

Observing a caged lion

Observing a caged lion

This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ ( http://www.flickr.c... More

Tracks at Westoe Colliery, England

Tracks at Westoe Colliery, England

Photographs taken of Westoe Colliery before closure 1993, by Les Golding...In March 1993, came the announcement that Westoe Colliery was to be closed and many of the working men there carried out their last shi... More

Westoe Workers

Westoe Workers

Photographs taken of Westoe Colliery before closure 1993, by Les Golding...In March 1993, came the announcement that Westoe Colliery was to be closed and many of the working men there carried out their last shi... More

Westoe Worker

Westoe Worker

Photographs taken of Westoe Colliery before closure 1993, by Les Golding...In March 1993, came the announcement that Westoe Colliery was to be closed and many of the working men there carried out their last shi... More

Views of Westoe Colliery

Views of Westoe Colliery

Photographs taken of Westoe Colliery before closure 1993, by Les Golding...In March 1993, came the announcement that Westoe Colliery was to be closed and many of the working men there carried out their last shi... More

Skip, Skip, Skipping

Skip, Skip, Skipping

William Alfred Cocks of Ryton [1892-1971] Collection..Ryton Congregational Church Sunday School outing to an unidentified location [possibly West Wylam, Northumberland] in the countryside. nd [1904] ..William A... More

Skipping lantern slide

Skipping lantern slide

William Alfred Cocks of Ryton [1892-1971] Collection..Ryton Congregational Church Sunday School outing to an unidentified location [possibly West Wylam, Northumberland] in the countryside. nd [1904] ..William A... More

Cup of Tea?

Cup of Tea?

William Alfred Cocks of Ryton [1892-1971] Collection..Ryton Congregational Church Sunday School outing to an unidentified location [possibly West Wylam, Northumberland] in the countryside. nd [1904] ..William A... More

Sunday School Outing

Sunday School Outing

William Alfred Cocks of Ryton [1892-1971] Collection..Ryton Congregational Church Sunday School outing to an unidentified location [possibly West Wylam, Northumberland] in the countryside. nd [1904] ..William A... More

Here Come the Boys

Here Come the Boys

William Alfred Cocks of Ryton [1892-1971] Collections...Here are some boys taking part in physical exercises at the Boys Club, run from Cocks' own home. nd [1910] ..William A Cocks of 18, St Mary's Terrace, Ryt... More

Dominion Monarch

Dominion Monarch

The launch party on the platform,1938...Built at Swan Hunters & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, The Dominion Monarch was a first class passenger-cargo liner and at the time was the largest... More

Tyne Tunnels Aerial View

Tyne Tunnels Aerial View

Aerial view of the Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels site, before the start of the project. ..The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951...These two purpos... More

Preparation of the Tyne Tunnels

Preparation of the Tyne Tunnels

The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951...These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside ... More

Excavation of Entrance Tunnel

Excavation of Entrance Tunnel

The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951...These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside ... More

Who Can Name Them All?

Who Can Name Them All?

Busts of famous men being examined by the Blind,1913...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised several handling sessions for the... More

River Wear Bridges

River Wear Bridges

Blind visitors to Sunderland Museum, examining models of the old and new bridge across the river Wear...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Mu... More

Locomotive

Locomotive

Sighted guides showing a model locomotive to the blind visitors at Sunderland Museum...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised s... More

Weapons coat of arms

Weapons coat of arms

Blind visitors inspecting illuminating and extinguishing weapons at Sunderland Museum...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised ... More

"My Daddy Wears one of These"

"My Daddy Wears one of These"

"My Daddy wears one of these" (Sunderlands Blind Schoolmaster - Mr James Smith, M.A. - and one of his scholars)...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sun... More

Portland Vase coat of arms

Portland Vase coat of arms

Blind visitors to Sunderland Museum 'seeing' a copy of the Portland Vase through touch...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised... More

In The Stocks

In The Stocks

Blind men who chose to sit in the stocks from Bishopwearmouth Green...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised several handling s... More

Gas Masks

Gas Masks

3 men examining and wearing some British and German Gas Masks...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised several handling session... More

"This Fell Beside our House"

"This Fell Beside our House"

"this fell beside our house" (A Zeppelin Incendiary)..A young boy 'seeing' the object through touch at Sunderland Museum...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curat... More

The Queens Silver

The Queens Silver

Replicas in silver of the Queen's Doll's House Table Service, being shown to the blind children at Sunderland Museum. 8th jan 1926..“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a for... More

Potters Wheel coat of arms

Potters Wheel coat of arms

The blind visitors to Sunderland Museum are using a potter's wheel and clay.1913..“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised severa... More

Skeleton

Skeleton

Here is an example of a blind person "seeing" through touch of a skeleton at Sunderland Museum...“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, o... More

Human Skeleton

Human Skeleton

Blind adults are listening to a short lecture at Sunderland Museum before examining a human skeleton.1913..“To them, their fingers are eyes”..From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland... More

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