Photo Centre Berwick

The Berwick Record Office and the Friends of Berwick & District Museum and Archives jointly purchased this collection in 2012. It contains over a million negatives which document all aspects of life in North Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. It covers the period from 1951 when David Smith founded his photojournalism business until 2012 when…

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Harriet Carr: Artist and Traveller

Harriet Carr

Background and aims of the project. In the 17th and 18th centuries it was usual for sons of wealthy families to undertake ‘The Grand Tour’, a tour around Europe.  The purpose of the Tour was to educate travellers about the art and culture of the classical period and the Renaissance and to introduce them to…

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