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Calf Mould, c.8th century

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

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

Rothbury Shrovetide Football, c.late 19th century

Peppered Moth c.1800s

Coloured Window Glass, 675AD

Horrockses Fashions dress worn by Mavis Bimson, 1948-9

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

North East Coast Exhibition Plate, 1929

Sans Pareil, 1829

The Musical Stones of Skiddaw, 1840

Piano Belonging to Delius c.19th century

Starvationer, c.1880s

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

Five Neolithic Roughout Axes, c.4500-2000 BC

World War II Searchlight, 1940

Rhubarb Splitting Tool, 2009

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-on Switch c.1930s

Blackett Hutton Rotary Drilling Machine c.1885

Bar of Sunlight Soap, 1889

Bloss, the 1st Airdale Terrier, 1887

Pride by David Mellor, 1958

Liquorice Stamp, 1860-1890

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

'Silver Moonlight' by Atkinson Grimshaw, 1880

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

J. D. Carr’s Waistcoat c.1840s

Hattersley Loom c.19th century

Doncaster Gold Cup, 1779

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

Tram 114, 1901

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

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

Samuel Crompton's Spinning Mule c.1800

Angel of the North Maquette, 1997

St. Christopher Statue c.14th century

Studio Glass by Keith Cummings, 2010

Rugby Ball, 1897

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

Mine Cage from Hodbarrow Mines c. 19th century

Roman Windowhead, 163AD

Painted Fabrics Butterfly Costume, c.1920-1930

Carlisle Spedding's Steel Mill, c.1800s

Hexham Tans, c.early-mid 19th century

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

Siege Coin, 1648

Model of Bermuda Floating Dock, 1901

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

The Quintet, 1898-1911

Anne Lister's Travel Case, c.1820s

Blackpool Tower Circus Poster, 1946

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

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

Bessemer Covertor, 1934

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

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

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

'Nature Painting' by Keith Tyson, 2008

Crucible Furnace c.early 1800s

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

Salt's Pattern Book, 1853

Turbinia, 1894

Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journal, 1800-1803

Nissan Bluebird, 1986

Cloisonné Vase Lamp, 1880

Northumberland Small Pipes c.1805

Billy- Early Locomotive, 1816

Hyde Chartist Bell, 1848

'Iron and Coal' by William Bell Scott, 1861

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

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

Annfield Plain Co-operative Society Building, 1874

Cotton Queen Dress, 1930

Joseph Swan Plaque, 1931

Lighthouse Tower, 1871

Shepherd's Plaid, c.1950

Ballot Box, 1872

Astral Navigations- Holyground Records, 1971

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

'Oldham Panorama' by Squire Knott, 1876

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

Liverpool Overhead Railway Motor Coach No.3, 1892

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

The FA Cup, 1896

Bottle of Fluothane TM Anaesthetic, 1951

Johnson's Motorcycle, 1901

Price List for Work-Scissors Putting Together, 1817

PSS Wingfield Castle, 1934

Iron Age Chariot Burial c.200 BC

The Codex Amiatinus, 692AD

Tour de France Pennant, 1958

Pair of Cotton Cops, 1735-1885

Grace Darling's Coble, c. 1828

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

Blackham’s Hill Hauler Engine, 1826

The Middleham Jewel c.15th century

Skelmanthorpe Flag, 1819

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

Myford 3" Type Lathe, 1946

Memorial Glass of the Hartley Pit Disaster c.1862

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