|Town or Village||South Shields|
|Original Format||Black and white photograph|
|Copyright||South Tyneside Libraries|
|Further Information||3rd Durham Volunteer Artillery. Pictured on their first gun practice on the 27 March 1860. A gun crew load a 32 pounder smooth bore gun. The 3rd Durham's are the precursor of the current 101 Northumbrian (3DVA) Field Regiment, Royal Regiment of Artillery Volunteers based at Northfield Gardens, South Shields.