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South Shields: the Postcard Collection by Caroline Barnsley

Amberley Publishing Limited, 30 March 2014 (978 1 4456 3446 3 print), (978 1 4456 3454 8 ebook)
Caroline has drawn on her own collection of postcards and love of the history of South Shields for her first publication. The scenes are categorised, with sections covering Outlying Areas, Downtown, Along the Prom, the Marine Parks and the Seafront, Marsden Bay and the Grotto. This pictorial journey provides the reader with an enjoyable insight into South Shields as the landscapes reflect changes and developments in the history of the town from the mid-nineteenth century.