NZ3571 : Wall mosaic, Whitley Bay Metro Station

taken 5 years ago, near to Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, Great Britain

Wall mosaic, Whitley Bay Metro Station
Wall mosaic, Whitley Bay Metro Station
'Passing' by Ian Patience (1983) is a triptych mosaic, expressing the passing of time through the image of a young family. The outer panels depict them on a day trip to the beach while the central panel depicts a nocturnal seascape, devoid of human activity.
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Whitley Bay Metro Station

Railway station of 1910 on the Newcastle and Tynemouth Railway by William Bell for the North Eastern Railway Company. Grade II Listed. Nikolaus Pevsner later said of the building that it "lends some distinction to an undistinguished neighbourhood"

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Date Taken
Thursday, 15 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Friday, 16 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3569 7187 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.4040N 1:26.5837W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 35708 71867
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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