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Banner of Oldham Society of Women's Suffrage, c.1912

'Portrait of Edward Carpenter' by Thomas Binney Gibbs, 1911

'The Half-Timer' by Patti Mayor, 1906-8

The Quintet, 1898-1911

'Invention of the lifeboat, Willie Wouldhave, South Shields, 1789' by Ralph Hedley, 1896

Northumberland Small Pipes c.1805

Hexham Tans, c.early-mid 19th century

Salt's Pattern Book, 1853

Siege Coin, 1648

Bar of Sunlight Soap, 1889

Bloss, the 1st Airdale Terrier, 1887

Anne Lister's Travel Case, c.1820s

Memorial Glass of the Hartley Pit Disaster c.1862

Bottle of Fluothane TM Anaesthetic, 1951

Billy- Early Locomotive, 1816

Architect’s Desk, Gillows of Lancaster, c.1795

Iron Age Chariot Burial c.200 BC

'Love You More' by Buzzcocks -Single Record Sleeve, 1978

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-on Switch c.1930s

'Iron and Coal' by William Bell Scott, 1861

Doncaster Gold Cup, 1779

The Middleham Jewel c.15th century

Nissan Bluebird, 1986

Starvationer, c.1880s

World War II Searchlight, 1940

Tram 114, 1901

Skelmanthorpe Flag, 1819

Pride by David Mellor, 1958

The Only Viking-age Sock in England c.10th century

'Nature Painting' by Keith Tyson, 2008

Price List for Work-Scissors Putting Together, 1817

'Jumping a Homemade Hurdle' by Jack Hulme, c.1945-55

'The Struggle With the Quarry' by John Hancock, 1851

Rothbury Shrovetide Football, c.late 19th century

Emily Brontë's Writing Desk, c.1830s-1840s

Horrockses Fashions dress worn by Mavis Bimson, 1948-9

Roman Windowhead, 163AD

Shepherd's Plaid, c.1950

Coloured Window Glass, 675AD

Rugby Ball, 1897

John Walker’s Apothecary Scales c.early 19th century

Piano Belonging to Delius c.19th century

Angel of the North Maquette, 1997

'Oldham Panorama' by Squire Knott, 1876

Sans Pareil, 1829

Peppered Moth c.1800s

Hyde Chartist Bell, 1848

Blackham’s Hill Hauler Engine, 1826

Carlisle Spedding's Steel Mill, c.1800s

'The Song of the Shirt' by Albert Rutherston, 1902

The FA Cup, 1896

Cotton Queen Dress, 1930

Bed Spread, ‘All You Need is Love’, 1969

Joseph Swan Plaque, 1931

'Silver Moonlight' by Atkinson Grimshaw, 1880

Cross shaft fragment of the Wycliffe Cross, c.8th century

The Codex Amiatinus, 692AD

Rhubarb Splitting Tool, 2009

Dick, Kerr’s Ladies FC’s Victory Pennants, 1937

St. Christopher Statue c.14th century

'Giants Refreshed – Pacifics in the Doncaster Locomotive Works' by Terence Cuneo, 1947

Five Neolithic Roughout Axes, c.4500-2000 BC

Pair of Cotton Cops, 1735-1885

PSS Wingfield Castle, 1934

Tour de France Pennant, 1958

North East Coast Exhibition Plate, 1929

Blackpool Tower Circus Poster, 1946

'Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway' by John Dobbin, 1871

Myford 3" Type Lathe, 1946

Model of Bermuda Floating Dock, 1901

Johnson's Motorcycle, 1901

'The Old Town Hall and St Hilda’s Church, Middlesbrough' by LS Lowry, 1959

Beasley’s D2 type-specimen, c. 240,000,000 years old.

Hattersley Loom c.19th century

Pilkington’s Lancastrian Tile and Pottery Company Vase by Jessie Jones, 1907

Mine Cage from Hodbarrow Mines c. 19th century

Ballot Box, 1872

Bessemer Covertor, 1934

Astral Navigations- Holyground Records, 1971

J. D. Carr’s Waistcoat c.1840s

Annfield Plain Co-operative Society Building, 1874

Turbinia, 1894

Studio Glass by Keith Cummings, 2010

'Memorial to Men of Steel' by Aikaterini Gegisian, 2016

Crucible Furnace c.early 1800s

'St. Cuthbert of Farne' by Fenwick Lawson, 1984

Liquorice Stamp, 1860-1890

Cloisonné Vase Lamp, 1880

Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journal, 1800-1803

The School for the Blind, Hardman Street, Liverpool, Application Form, 1918

The Musical Stones of Skiddaw, 1840

'The Merz Barn Wall' by Kurt Schwitters 1947-48

Grace Darling's Coble, c. 1828

‘Peace’, Mounted crane and piece of rubble from Hiroshima, with a thousand origami Cranes, 2011

Blackett Hutton Rotary Drilling Machine c.1885

Calf Mould, c.8th century

Painted Fabrics Butterfly Costume, c.1920-1930

Liverpool Overhead Railway Motor Coach No.3, 1892

Lighthouse Tower, 1871

Samuel Crompton's Spinning Mule c.1800

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