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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 of image projector.


This image is part of the Tyne & Wear archives & museums set South Shields Art Gallery Social History collection.


(Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email

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Taken on May 30, 2012