Tyneside Life and Times is now on Flickr
Over 6,500 images from the Local Studies photograph archive can be found on Flickr. As far as we are aware, our historical pictures are now in the public domain. This means the copyright has expired and you can download and re-use the digitised version freely.
The Photograph Collection
The Local Studies photograph collection consists of 80,000 photographs, prints and postcards representing the social, recreational and working lives of the region from the birth of photography in the 1850's, to the present day. They can be viewed in City Library.
You can request a photographic copy of an illustration or photograph from the collection and they can be provided in either digital or hardcopy formats. Copies can be made providing that the copyright of the illustration lies with Newcastle Libraries, for further details please contact us using the details below. An indication of price is available here.
Requests to use photographs for publication and ordering:
An indication of price can be found here. Ordering and pre-payment should be made at the City Library on Level 6; payment can be made by cash, cheque or card. Alternatively contact us with any queries:
Charles Avison Building
33 New Bridge St West
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: 0191 2774100