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Sunderland Collection

"Sunderland: A City Rich in History, Art, and Football" Discover the vibrant city of Sunderland, located in Tyne and Wear, England

Background imageSunderland Collection: Roker Park Stadium Fine Art - AFC Sunderland

Roker Park Stadium Fine Art - AFC Sunderland
Roker Park Stadium Fine Art, former home of AFC Sunderland Football Club. At the Game painted in fine detail by the talented artist James Muddiman captures the atmosphere of Matchday perfectly

Background imageSunderland Collection: Stadium of Light Fine Art - Sunderland Football Club

Stadium of Light Fine Art - Sunderland Football Club
The Stadium of Light is an all-seater football stadium in Sunderland, England and the eighth and current home to Sunderland A.F.C

Background imageSunderland Collection: Stadium of Light Art - Sunderland

Stadium of Light Art - Sunderland
Watercolour of the Stadium of Light, home of Sunderland A.F.C. 1997 - current day. Capacity 49, 000. Original painting size 20" x 16" created in 1999 by Kevin Fletcher

Background imageSunderland Collection: Penshaw Monument, Sunderland, County Durham

Penshaw Monument, Sunderland, County Durham, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageSunderland Collection: Seaburn Lighthouse and Beach Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Seaburn Lighthouse and Beach Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSunderland Collection: WW2 - British RAF Flying Boat Sunderland

WW2 - British RAF Flying Boat Sunderland Date: circa 1940

Background imageSunderland Collection: Short Sunderland flying boat in flight

Short Sunderland flying boat in flight
Short Sunderland flying boat NSZ in flight. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageSunderland Collection: British aircraft camouflage, 1941

British aircraft camouflage, 1941
British aircraft camouflage, showing how the colours appear to merge into their surroundings, 1941. Date: 1941. Aircraft include Blenheim Bomber, Hudson Bomber, Wellington Bomber, Skua Bomber

Background imageSunderland Collection: Short Sunderland flying boat, RAF Wig Bay, WW2

Short Sunderland flying boat, RAF Wig Bay, WW2
RAF Short Sunderland flying boat B9604/RBJ, in service with RaF (Royal Australian Air Force) 10th Squadron. Seen here on water at RAF Wig Bay, Stranraer, Scotland, 11 June 1942. Date: 1942

Background imageSunderland Collection: Arsenal vs Sunderland: Premier League Clash at Emirates Stadium

Arsenal vs Sunderland: Premier League Clash at Emirates Stadium
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Emirates Stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland on August 18, 2012 in London, England

Background imageSunderland Collection: Sunderland plane, Imperial Airways, Funchal, Madeira

Sunderland plane, Imperial Airways, Funchal, Madeira
Short S25 Sunderland plane (flying boat patrol bomber), belonging to Imperial Airways, seen here off Funchal, Madeira. Date: 1937-1959

Background imageSunderland Collection: Short Sunderland flying boat, WW2

Short Sunderland flying boat, WW2
Short Sunderland flying boat RBO, seen here being towed up a jetty. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageSunderland Collection: Stomy weather at Roker Lighthouse

Stomy weather at Roker Lighthouse
Stormy weather and rough seas at Roker Lighthouse

Background imageSunderland Collection: Penshaw Monument, Sunderland, County Durham

Penshaw Monument, Sunderland, County Durham, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageSunderland Collection: British RAF aeroplanes in 1939 by G. H. Davis

British RAF aeroplanes in 1939 by G. H. Davis
The huge array of aircraft in the RAF in 1939, imposing for its size and variety. 37 types of machine, ranging from the Sunderland flying boat to light trainers

Background imageSunderland Collection: Map of the City of Durham, England Victorian Engraving, 1840

Map of the City of Durham, England Victorian Engraving, 1840
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraving of Map of the City of Durham, England Victorian Engraving, 1840. Source: Original edition from my own archives

Background imageSunderland Collection: Departure of the Emigrant Ship Lizzie Webber, 1852

Departure of the Emigrant Ship Lizzie Webber, 1852
Engraving showing the two-masted emigrant ship, Lizzie Webber, leaving Sunderland for Australia, 1852. This was the first emigrant ship to make that passage

Background imageSunderland Collection: Shipyard Sunset

Shipyard Sunset
Sunset over the shipyards of the River Wear at Sunderland, Co Durham, England

Background imageSunderland Collection: Sunderland win FA Cup 1937

Sunderland win FA Cup 1937
George VI and Queen Elizabeth present the FA Cup to Raich Carter, captain of the winning Sunderland team after the cup final at Wembley against Preston North End. 1937

Background imageSunderland Collection: A 230 Squadron RAF Short Sunderland V

A 230 Squadron RAF Short Sunderland V in Yound Sound, North Greenland, 18 August 1952. Date: 1952

Background imageSunderland Collection: Wearmouth Bridge over the River Wear, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Wearmouth Bridge over the River Wear, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSunderland Collection: MAP OF THE COURSE OF THE WEAR, in North East England rises in the Pennines and flows

MAP OF THE COURSE OF THE WEAR, in North East England rises in the Pennines and flows eastwards, mostly through County Durham to the North Sea in the City of Sunderland.Is one of the regions longest

Background imageSunderland Collection: Premier League Showdown: Arsenal vs. Sunderland at Emirates Stadium

Premier League Showdown: Arsenal vs. Sunderland at Emirates Stadium
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: General view of Emirates stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland on August 18, 2012 in London, England

Background imageSunderland Collection: Arsenal at Emirates Stadium: Premier League Clash against Sunderland

Arsenal at Emirates Stadium: Premier League Clash against Sunderland
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: General view of Emirates stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland on August 18, 2012 in London, England

Background imageSunderland Collection: Statue of John Candlish MP in Mowbray Gardens, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom

Statue of John Candlish MP in Mowbray Gardens, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSunderland Collection: The Vestry pub in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. 19th December 1973

The Vestry pub in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. 19th December 1973

Background imageSunderland Collection: Sunderland Flying Boat

Sunderland Flying Boat
The cockpit of a Sunderland Flying Boat aeroplane, proto 1937. During World War Two it was used for destroying U- Boats and the was nicknamed The Porcupine by the Germans Date: 1937

Background imageSunderland Collection: Short Sunderland flying boat on water

Short Sunderland flying boat on water
Short Sunderland flying boat moored on water with a town in the background. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageSunderland Collection: Street Scene, Ryhope, County Durham

Street Scene, Ryhope, County Durham
Street Scene, Ryhope, Sunderland, near Seaham, County Durham, England. Showing the Railway Inn Date: 1910s

Background imageSunderland Collection: Tyneside Shipyard

Tyneside Shipyard
Shipbuilding on the River Wear in Sunderland, Tyneside

Background imageSunderland Collection: Sunderland Football Club - Team

Sunderland Football Club - Team

Background imageSunderland Collection: Sunderland Bomber in a mock bombing practice with the Queen Elizabeth

Sunderland Bomber in a mock bombing practice with the Queen Elizabeth
19th June 1948: A Sunderland bomber in a mock bombing practice with the Queen Elizabeth. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4562 - A Sunderland Bombs The Queen - pub

Background imageSunderland Collection: The Dandy Doctor by Edward Marris with music by Dudley Powell

The Dandy Doctor by Edward Marris with music by Dudley Powell. First produced at the Avenue Theatre in Sunderland, 26 March 1900. Touring to the Palace Theatre, Newcastle, 22 June for six nights

Background imageSunderland Collection: Liverpool 2-0 Sunderland, FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, Saturday 9th May 1992

Liverpool 2-0 Sunderland, FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, Saturday 9th May 1992. Dean Saunders

Background imageSunderland Collection: View of boats on shoreline and houses of coastal village, only community on U. K

View of boats on shoreline and houses of coastal village, only community on U. K
View of boats on shoreline and houses of coastal village, only community on U.K. mainland dependent upon tidal access, with vehicular access to village via single-track road crossing tidal marsh

Background imageSunderland Collection: The Museum, Sunderland (photo)

The Museum, Sunderland (photo)
5996749 The Museum, Sunderland (photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Museum, Sunderland. Postcard, early 20th century.); © Look and Learn

Background imageSunderland Collection: High Street East in Sunderland during demolition work in the 1930s (b / w photo)

High Street East in Sunderland during demolition work in the 1930s (b / w photo)
6331013 High Street East in Sunderland during demolition work in the 1930s (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums; (add.info)

Background imageSunderland Collection: Composite Ship-Building at Sunderland (engraving)

Composite Ship-Building at Sunderland (engraving)
2812200 Composite Ship-Building at Sunderland (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Composite Ship-Building at Sunderland)

Background imageSunderland Collection: The New Municipal Buildings, Sunderland (engraving)

The New Municipal Buildings, Sunderland (engraving)
1596841 The New Municipal Buildings, Sunderland (engraving) by Watkins, Frank (fl.1859-94); Private Collection; (add.info.: The New Municipal Buildings, Sunderland)

Background imageSunderland Collection: Fawcett Street looking south from Bridge Street, Sunderland, c. 1890 (b / w photo)

Fawcett Street looking south from Bridge Street, Sunderland, c. 1890 (b / w photo)
6331015 Fawcett Street looking south from Bridge Street, Sunderland, c.1890 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums; (add.info)

Background imageSunderland Collection: Sunderland Illustrated (engraving)

Sunderland Illustrated (engraving)
1043957 Sunderland Illustrated (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sunderland Illustrated)

Background imageSunderland Collection: Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, England; A Lighthouse Along The Coast In The Winter

Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, England; A Lighthouse Along The Coast In The Winter

Background imageSunderland Collection: Fred Onyedinma's Euphoric Goal Celebration vs Sunderland (17/11/18)

Fred Onyedinma's Euphoric Goal Celebration vs Sunderland (17/11/18)
vs Sunderland, 17/11/18

Background imageSunderland Collection: Sunderland - Looking Up the River from the Bridge, 1895

Sunderland - Looking Up the River from the Bridge, 1895. From Round the Coast. [George Newnes Limited, London, 1895]

Background imageSunderland Collection: Two men at the controls of a Sunderland flying boat

Two men at the controls of a Sunderland flying boat
Two men (second fitter and rigger) at the controls of a Sunderland Mark I flying boat and bomber, used by RAF 230 Squadron during the Second World War. Date: circa 1938

Background imageSunderland Collection: The Park, Sunderland, County Durham

The Park, Sunderland, County Durham, England. Date: 1910s

Background imageSunderland Collection: View of Sunderland the Iron Bridge across the Tyne at Wearmouth looking eastwards

View of Sunderland the Iron Bridge across the Tyne at Wearmouth looking eastwards. Opened on 9 August 1796 it was a single span of 236 feet (71.9 metre). Hand-coloured print dated 1835

Background imageSunderland Collection: Roker Pier and Lighthouse, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Roker Pier and Lighthouse, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe




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"Sunderland: A City Rich in History, Art, and Football" Discover the vibrant city of Sunderland, located in Tyne and Wear, England. From its iconic landmarks to its thriving football culture, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Immerse yourself in the rich history of AFC Sunderland at Roker Park Stadium Fine Art or explore the modern marvel that is the Stadium of Light Fine Art - home to Sunderland Football Club. These stadiums are not just venues for matches but also works of art that showcase the passion and dedication of this football-loving city. For a taste of natural beauty, head to Seaburn Lighthouse and Beach. The stunning coastline offers breathtaking views where you can relax and soak up the sun. Take a stroll along the sandy shores while enjoying panoramic vistas over the North Sea. Marvel at Penshaw Monument, an impressive structure nestled in County Durham. This historic landmark stands tall as a symbol of Sunderland's heritage and provides spectacular views from its summit. Step back in time with a glimpse into World War II history by exploring British RAF Flying Boat Sunderlands. Witness their majestic flight through captivating images capturing these incredible aircrafts' role during wartime. Admire Short Sunderland flying boats soaring gracefully through the skies amidst British aircraft camouflage from 1941. These remarkable machines played a crucial part during WW2 and continue to fascinate aviation enthusiasts today. Delve into Victorian-era charm with an enchanting engraving depicting Map of City Durham circa 1840. Uncover how this region has evolved over time while appreciating its architectural wonders rooted deep within history. Experience high-flying action on match day as Arsenal takes on Sunderland in Premier League showdowns. Feel your heart race alongside passionate fans as you witness top-tier football at its finest. Sunderland truly encapsulates all aspects that make it an extraordinary destination – artistry, natural beauty, historical significance, sporting excellence – making it an ideal place to explore and create lasting memories.