A collection of 19th century paintings of this well-practised view, only with dates and titles referencing the bay, e.g. not titled, ‘A View of Tynemouth Castle and Priory’ — which is a shame because there’s some beautiful work omitted, but this has to be a targeted list for it to be relevant to the earlier post.
The majority of these paintings are held by the Wallington Gallery in Corbridge. Even with some of these works titled retroactively or even mislabelled, the quantity of work here provides pretty strong proof that the name ‘King Edward’s’ was in common use before the 20th century (Edward VII was crowned in 1901).
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