Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1870 - 1880 (c.)

Description:This is a view primarily of the market cross. A market cross is structure used to mark a market square.

In the background is Edwin Harrison's photography studio.
This building was also believed to have been the birthplace of Major-General Thomas Harrison. After the restoration of King Charles II to the throne, Harrison was one of the regicides found guilty and then hung, drawn and quartered.


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1830s
Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme

Oil on board depicting cartoon detail of images that were considered by the artist ...

1850s
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Maps of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Maps of Newcastle-under-Lyme

These maps were surveyed in 1851 by the Ordnance Survey Department in accordance ...

1870s
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of the High Street looking north. In the background to the right of the ...

1890s
Hargreaves,  High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Hargreaves, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of Hargreaves, maltster and hop merchant.

1910s
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre from the bottom of the High Street ...

1920s
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Robert Beresford, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Robert Beresford, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing ceremony is a tradition in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The newly elected ...

1950s
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Edward Bond, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Edward Bond, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing ceremony is a tradition in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The newly ...

1970s
Newcastle Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Newcastle Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle Market by J.W. Griffiths is a very colourful and lively streetscene with ...

2000s
The Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme
The Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This watercolour by Alf Fallows was painted in 2001 and offers a nostalgic view ...

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Creators: Mr Edwin Harrison - Creator

Donor ref:PA 972 (22/26318)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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