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Jack Charlton plays football with local children near to his mother’s house in Ashington, Northumberland.

Note: Image unearthed January 2013.

Arthur recalls: “Both Bobbie and Jack Charlton are Geordies and were brought up in the coal mining villages of the North east where kickabouts are played in the streets and footballers started their training. Here Jack joins some young lads playing football near to his mother’s house which was in College Road. We understand that the street in the picture is 10th Row, Ashington.”

Camera: Leica 35mm.
Film stock:
 Kodak Tri-X Pan.
Location: Ashington, Northumberland.
Year: 1972.
Collection: Platinum.
Print Type: Fibre-based Harman Galerie FB Digital.
Printed by: Metro Imaging.
Limited Editions:
All prints are limited editions, no further prints are produced once sold.
60″ prints / edition of 5
50″ prints / edition of 10
40″ prints / edition of 20
30″ prints / edition of 30
20″ prints / edition of 50
12″ prints / edition of 50
Bespoke: All prints are bespoke and printed to order.
Presentation: 12 and 20 inch prints are titled, numbered, signed and carefully enfolded in acid free tissue paper, supplied flat in an acid free 4mm 3-ply box for delivery and storage purposes. The boxes are ideal for gift wrapping. The larger 30, 40, 50 and 60 inch prints are also titled, numbered, signed and carefully enfolded in acid free tissue paper and inserted into a rigid 4mm thick protective cardboard tube for delivery.
Delivery: Metro Imaging based in Central London use an experienced shipping service to deliver the boxed and rolled prints. Metro take great care in ensuring the print(s) are very well protected and efficiently delivered anywhere in the UK or overseas. Acid free tissue paper protects prints from scratching/creasing. Metro also offer a vast array of delivery options to suit the recipient’s preference.
Optional Dry Mounting: Professional Dry Mounting of the larger print sizes can be arranged at an additional cost, the print would then be perfectly flat and ready for framing. However, this makes the overall size very bulky for transporting, so, it may be best for us to send a rolled print directly to your framers and let them carry out the works. You just need to make sure that they are insured as we cannot take responsibility for any damages that may occur.
Certificate of Authenticity: Each print acquired from The Arthur Steel Archive is accompanied by an individually signed Certificate of Authenticity.
Video of Authenticity: Newly printed bespoke prints are further authenticated by way of a short personalised video. Arthur Steel mentions your name on the recording prior to signing. For example, Arthur will say something like: “I’m signing this print of Jack Charlton, edition number 2/20 for Mr. Smith in New York.” For your records, the footage is then sent to you via email.
Watermark: Watermarks will not be present on an original print.
Copyright: © Arthur Steel / The Arthur Steel Archive.

Biography: John ‘Jack’ Charlton, OBE, DL, the former footballer and manager who played for Leeds United in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and was part of the England team who won the 1966 World Cup. He is the brother of former Manchester United and England footballer Bobby Charlton.
Charlton was part of the successful Leeds United side of the 1960s and 1970s, winning a League Championship (1969), and FA Cup (1972), a League Cup (1968) and two Fairs Caps (1968 and 1971) and made a club record 773 appearances. He won 35 England Caps and played in every game of the successful 1966 World Cup campaign. In 2006, Leeds United supporters voted Charlton into the club’s greatest ever XI.
Charlton later became a manager of both Domestic and International sides. In his first season as manager, he led Middlesborough to the second division title, for which he was voted manager of the year in 1974. He later took charge of the Republic of Ireland National Team and led them to their first ever World Cup in 1990, where they reached the quarter-finals.