Last of the Dictionary Men: Archive Research File

Last of the Dictionary Men: Archive Research File
Archive Shelf Location 24/17.LAST
Publication Date 2008

Envelope containing 3 x postcards 'The King of South Shields' showing Muhammad Ali (a still from the film by Tina Gharavi A 2 page A4 sheet describing the Last of the Dictionary Men (a Yemeni community that has existed in South Shields since the 1890s) 4 x A4 photographs (3 col, 1 b&w) of the Yemeni community. No text descriptions have been provided with these images. The following press cuttings... 'Last of the Dictionary Men' by Miriam Davies in Pulp, Newcastle University, April 2008 'From the default setting' by Rod Adams in Racing Pigeon, 25 April 2008, p56-57 'Our first race riot?' by Peter Mortimer in Northern Echo, 31 May 2008, p15 'Provincial Appeasement', Notion, 1 May 2008, p82 'Words from the Dictionary men' by Johnny Wilson in Shields Gazette, 16 April 2008, p4 'Last of the Dictionary Men', Guardian Guide, 5-11 April 2008 'Five to Visit', British Journal of Photography, 9 April 2008, p41 'Last of the Dictionary Men', by Christopher Collett in Metro, 8 April 2008 'A story to celebrate' by Joanne Butcher in Evening Chronicle, 4 April 2008, p13 'Yemen ambassador finds a taste of home at art exhibition' The Journal, 2 April 2008 'From Ali to Yemeni in pictures', Evening Chronicle, 2 April 2008, 'Recording stories of Ara community' by Verity Ward in Shields Gazette, 1 April 2008, p10 'I was pleased...[letter]' by Ross Bradshaw in The Guardian, 1 April 2008 'Meeting the last of the dictionary men', The Journal, 1 April 2008, p16 'Five questions for Tina Gharivi' by Andrew Fenwick in Metro, 1 April 2008 'Culture vultures', Collective Magazine, April/May 2008 'Culture choice', Culture Magazine, April 2008 'Sea Views' The Crack, April 2008 'Programme and Newsletter' The British-Yemeni Society, Spring 08 'Less Cookson, more Ali: Tyneside town finds hidden Muslim history' by Mark Brown in The Guardian, 31 March 2008 'The king of South Shields', Newslink, 27 March 2008 (web) 'Last of the Dictionary Men' BBC Tyne (web), March 2008 'Saudi Shields: the story of an Arabian 'prince'', by Janis Blower in Shields Gazette, 20 February 2008, p20-21 'Old-time televisions required', Shields Gazette, 1 February 2008, p27 'BALTIC gallery lines up a feast of contemporary art', Evening Chronicle, 1 January 2008, p 6

Quantity 1
Formats Postcards (format), Information sheet, Photographs, Press Articles
Related Artists Youssef Nabil, Tina Gharavi
Related Event Last of the Dictionary Men (2 April - 5 May 2008)
Related Gallery BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

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