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Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journal, 1800-1803

Salt's Pattern Book, 1853

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

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

The Codex Amiatinus, 692AD

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

World War II Searchlight, 1940

The FA Cup, 1896

St. Christopher Statue c.14th century

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

Starvationer, c.1880s

Nissan Bluebird, 1986

Hattersley Loom c.19th century

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

Blackett Hutton Rotary Drilling Machine c.1885

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

Rugby Ball, 1897

Coloured Window Glass, 675AD

Blackham’s Hill Hauler Engine, 1826

Lighthouse Tower, 1871

Siege Coin, 1648

Cloisonné Vase Lamp, 1880

Model of Bermuda Floating Dock, 1901

Billy- Early Locomotive, 1816

PSS Wingfield Castle, 1934

Northumberland Small Pipes c.1805

'Nature Painting' by Keith Tyson, 2008

Iron Age Chariot Burial c.200 BC

Tour de France Pennant, 1958

Myford 3" Type Lathe, 1946

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

Peppered Moth c.1800s

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

Turbinia, 1894

Cotton Queen Dress, 1930

Price List for Work-Scissors Putting Together, 1817

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

Skelmanthorpe Flag, 1819

Studio Glass by Keith Cummings, 2010

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

Roman Windowhead, 163AD

J. D. Carr’s Waistcoat c.1840s

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

Sans Pareil, 1829

Piano Belonging to Delius c.19th century

Carlisle Spedding's Steel Mill, c.1800s

Liverpool Overhead Railway Motor Coach No.3, 1892

Tram 114, 1901

Bar of Sunlight Soap, 1889

Painted Fabrics Butterfly Costume, c.1920-1930

Grace Darling's Coble, c. 1828

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

'Iron and Coal' by William Bell Scott, 1861

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

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

Mine Cage from Hodbarrow Mines c. 19th century

'Silver Moonlight' by Atkinson Grimshaw, 1880

Pair of Cotton Cops, 1735-1885

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

Annfield Plain Co-operative Society Building, 1874

Hyde Chartist Bell, 1848

Blackpool Tower Circus Poster, 1946

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

The Quintet, 1898-1911

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

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

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

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

Johnson's Motorcycle, 1901

Liquorice Stamp, 1860-1890

Astral Navigations- Holyground Records, 1971

The Musical Stones of Skiddaw, 1840

North East Coast Exhibition Plate, 1929

Bottle of Fluothane TM Anaesthetic, 1951

Hexham Tans, c.early-mid 19th century

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

Angel of the North Maquette, 1997

Anne Lister's Travel Case, c.1820s

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

Rothbury Shrovetide Football, c.late 19th century

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

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

Samuel Crompton's Spinning Mule c.1800

Shepherd's Plaid, c.1950

Calf Mould, c.8th century

The Middleham Jewel c.15th century

'Oldham Panorama' by Squire Knott, 1876

Pride by David Mellor, 1958

Doncaster Gold Cup, 1779

Joseph Swan Plaque, 1931

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-on Switch c.1930s

Memorial Glass of the Hartley Pit Disaster c.1862

Rhubarb Splitting Tool, 2009

Ballot Box, 1872

Bloss, the 1st Airdale Terrier, 1887

Five Neolithic Roughout Axes, c.4500-2000 BC

Horrockses Fashions dress worn by Mavis Bimson, 1948-9

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

Crucible Furnace c.early 1800s

Bessemer Covertor, 1934

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