Tor272, Torday’s Tyneside

Description: Laszlo Torday arrived in Tynemouth in January 1940 from Hungary and took most of his photographs of Tyneside during the 1960’s and 1970’s. They reflect his interest in the streets and people of Newcastle especially of central Newcastle and the suburbs of Heaton and Jesmond. : The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises 100 photograph albums of black and white prints plus 16 boxes of colour transparencies. We are keen to find out more about them. If you recognise anyone in the images please comment below. Copies of his photograph may be ordered from us for more information see: www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt Please make a note of the image reference number above (eg. Tor001) to help speed up your order.

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