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Hexham Tans, c.early-mid 19th century

Anne Lister's Travel Case, c.1820s

Rhubarb Splitting Tool, 2009

Angel of the North Maquette, 1997

Pride by David Mellor, 1958

Joseph Swan Plaque, 1931

Studio Glass by Keith Cummings, 2010

Ballot Box, 1872

Iron Age Chariot Burial c.200 BC

Starvationer, c.1880s

Blackett Hutton Rotary Drilling Machine c.1885

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

Cotton Queen Dress, 1930

Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journal, 1800-1803

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

Model of Bermuda Floating Dock, 1901

World War II Searchlight, 1940

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

Memorial Glass of the Hartley Pit Disaster c.1862

J. D. Carr’s Waistcoat c.1840s

Hattersley Loom c.19th century

Billy- Early Locomotive, 1816

Salt's Pattern Book, 1853

Bloss, the 1st Airdale Terrier, 1887

Coloured Window Glass, 675AD

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

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

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

The Codex Amiatinus, 692AD

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

Samuel Crompton's Spinning Mule c.1800

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-on Switch c.1930s

The FA Cup, 1896

Rugby Ball, 1897

Five Neolithic Roughout Axes, c.4500-2000 BC

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

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

'Silver Moonlight' by Atkinson Grimshaw, 1880

Doncaster Gold Cup, 1779

The Musical Stones of Skiddaw, 1840

Annfield Plain Co-operative Society Building, 1874

Piano Belonging to Delius c.19th century

Calf Mould, c.8th century

St. Christopher Statue c.14th century

Hyde Chartist Bell, 1848

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

Bessemer Covertor, 1934

Liquorice Stamp, 1860-1890

Grace Darling's Coble, c. 1828

Blackpool Tower Circus Poster, 1946

Carlisle Spedding's Steel Mill, c.1800s

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

'Iron and Coal' by William Bell Scott, 1861

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

Blackham’s Hill Hauler Engine, 1826

Painted Fabrics Butterfly Costume, c.1920-1930

Horrockses Fashions dress worn by Mavis Bimson, 1948-9

Sans Pareil, 1829

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

Tram 114, 1901

Johnson's Motorcycle, 1901

'Nature Painting' by Keith Tyson, 2008

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

Lighthouse Tower, 1871

Nissan Bluebird, 1986

Cloisonné Vase Lamp, 1880

Rothbury Shrovetide Football, c.late 19th century

Price List for Work-Scissors Putting Together, 1817

The Quintet, 1898-1911

Crucible Furnace c.early 1800s

Skelmanthorpe Flag, 1819

Turbinia, 1894

PSS Wingfield Castle, 1934

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

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

Northumberland Small Pipes c.1805

Liverpool Overhead Railway Motor Coach No.3, 1892

Roman Windowhead, 163AD

Siege Coin, 1648

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

'Oldham Panorama' by Squire Knott, 1876

Myford 3" Type Lathe, 1946

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

Astral Navigations- Holyground Records, 1971

Pair of Cotton Cops, 1735-1885

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

Tour de France Pennant, 1958

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

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

Bar of Sunlight Soap, 1889

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

North East Coast Exhibition Plate, 1929

Mine Cage from Hodbarrow Mines c. 19th century

The Middleham Jewel c.15th century

Shepherd's Plaid, c.1950

Peppered Moth c.1800s

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

Bottle of Fluothane TM Anaesthetic, 1951

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

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

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