Local Illustrations

Subject strengths: Art, Local History

Collection Profile:
The Local Illustrations date from the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries and depict a variety of local scenes and structures, such as schools, hospitals, residences, castles and churches. There are views of Newcastle, Durham, Northumberland, Sunderland; portraits; depictions of local life (keelmen playing cards) and a plan of the Grainger Market, Newcastle.

Finding Aid:
Currently uncatalogued. Please contact lib-specenq@ncl.ac.uk for further details.

Local Illustrations have been selectively digitised and images can be viewed at CollectionsCaptured.