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Hexham Tans, c.early-mid 19th century

Rothbury Shrovetide Football, c.late 19th century

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-on Switch c.1930s

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

Grace Darling's Coble, c. 1828

Turbinia, 1894

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

Lighthouse Tower, 1871

Bar of Sunlight Soap, 1889

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

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

Pride by David Mellor, 1958

The Quintet, 1898-1911

Liquorice Stamp, 1860-1890

Calf Mould, c.8th century

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

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

Bloss, the 1st Airdale Terrier, 1887

Starvationer, c.1880s

Piano Belonging to Delius c.19th century

Blackpool Tower Circus Poster, 1946

The FA Cup, 1896

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

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

Northumberland Small Pipes c.1805

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

Painted Fabrics Butterfly Costume, c.1920-1930

Carlisle Spedding's Steel Mill, c.1800s

Memorial Glass of the Hartley Pit Disaster c.1862

Ballot Box, 1872

Astral Navigations- Holyground Records, 1971

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

Skelmanthorpe Flag, 1819

The Middleham Jewel c.15th century

Liverpool Overhead Railway Motor Coach No.3, 1892

Mine Cage from Hodbarrow Mines c. 19th century

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

Pair of Cotton Cops, 1735-1885

Price List for Work-Scissors Putting Together, 1817

Roman Windowhead, 163AD

Hyde Chartist Bell, 1848

Bessemer Covertor, 1934

Model of Bermuda Floating Dock, 1901

Crucible Furnace c.early 1800s

Horrockses Fashions dress worn by Mavis Bimson, 1948-9

Annfield Plain Co-operative Society Building, 1874

Studio Glass by Keith Cummings, 2010

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

Peppered Moth c.1800s

Tram 114, 1901

Hattersley Loom c.19th century

Cloisonné Vase Lamp, 1880

The Musical Stones of Skiddaw, 1840

The Codex Amiatinus, 692AD

Shepherd's Plaid, c.1950

Rugby Ball, 1897

Tour de France Pennant, 1958

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

Billy- Early Locomotive, 1816

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

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

Doncaster Gold Cup, 1779

Rhubarb Splitting Tool, 2009

Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journal, 1800-1803

St. Christopher Statue c.14th century

J. D. Carr’s Waistcoat c.1840s

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

Coloured Window Glass, 675AD

North East Coast Exhibition Plate, 1929

'Iron and Coal' by William Bell Scott, 1861

'Silver Moonlight' by Atkinson Grimshaw, 1880

Cotton Queen Dress, 1930

Samuel Crompton's Spinning Mule c.1800

Johnson's Motorcycle, 1901

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

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

Salt's Pattern Book, 1853

Joseph Swan Plaque, 1931

Angel of the North Maquette, 1997

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

Blackett Hutton Rotary Drilling Machine c.1885

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

Nissan Bluebird, 1986

Anne Lister's Travel Case, c.1820s

Siege Coin, 1648

World War II Searchlight, 1940

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

'Nature Painting' by Keith Tyson, 2008

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

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

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

'Oldham Panorama' by Squire Knott, 1876

Myford 3" Type Lathe, 1946

Blackham’s Hill Hauler Engine, 1826

Iron Age Chariot Burial c.200 BC

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

Sans Pareil, 1829

Bottle of Fluothane TM Anaesthetic, 1951

PSS Wingfield Castle, 1934

Five Neolithic Roughout Axes, c.4500-2000 BC

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