Newark-on-Trent by Andrew Nicholson

Graphic

Photographic

The Militia returning from the Boer War, 10 May 1901.The Militia returning from the Boer War, 10 May 1901.

Newark Museums Service holds about 10,000 images depicting aspects of life in Newark and the surrounding area. A project to catalogue the collection is currently underway.

Over 500 images of Newark are currently (July 2005) available to view on the Picture the Past website:

Several good collections of photographs of Newark have been published:

Drawing of stage-coach heading up the Great North Road, 1816.
Drawing of stage-coach heading up the Great North Road, 1816.

Artistic

Topographical drawings of Newark subjects from the 19th century can be found at the British Library (BL), including:

Use the BL’s online catalogue for further details:

Pictures held at the Castle Museum, Nottingham:

Works by local artists, W H Cubley and William Nicholson, depicting Newark in different media are held by Newark Museums Service. Works by Vanessa Bell and Bridget Riley are also represented.

Fine art owned by Newark Town Council can be seen at the Town Hall. Works include a set of views of Newark in the 19th century by Joseph Paul on display in the Picken Room and a drawing of the Market Place by Edward Eyre (c.1776) in the art gallery on the second floor. The paintings can be viewed on the BBC 'Your Paintings' website.

Newark & Sherwood Museum Service holds several views of the town and the castle by Henry Hadfield Cubley (1858-1934). The paintings can be viewed on the BBC 'Your Paintings' website.

The Tate also holds a couple of sketches of Newark by J M Turner:

Film & video

Video

A number of videos are available from Newark Local Studies Library:

Cover of Bygone Newark DVD

DVD