The Entrance to the Tyne

Image credit: Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

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South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

South Shields


The Entrance to the Tyne


oil on canvas


H 43.1 x W 60.5 cm

Accession number

TWCMS : G4260

Acquisition method

gift from Thomas Reed, c.1926–1927

Work type


Inscription description

J.W. Carmichael.; LAING ART GALLERY, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE.//27) Entrance to the Tyne 1841//Carmichael JW 22x16 (in cat:22x17)//Carmichael Exhibition Jan-Feb//1969//Lent by//South Shields Public Libraries; 'The Tyne & Low Light' the title by which it has since been known, apparently to avoid confusion with TWCMS G7267 (old no. 277 (166) ); 12/11/1968; restored & reframed//Nov 1968


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