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Lighthouse Tower, 1871

Liverpool Overhead Railway Motor Coach No.3, 1892

Salt's Pattern Book, 1853

Shepherd's Plaid, c.1950

Sans Pareil, 1829

Five Neolithic Roughout Axes, c.4500-2000 BC

The Middleham Jewel c.15th century

'Nature Painting' by Keith Tyson, 2008

World War II Searchlight, 1940

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

Hattersley Loom c.19th century

Pride by David Mellor, 1958

Iron Age Chariot Burial c.200 BC

Painted Fabrics Butterfly Costume, c.1920-1930

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

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

Liquorice Stamp, 1860-1890

Siege Coin, 1648

Price List for Work-Scissors Putting Together, 1817

North East Coast Exhibition Plate, 1929

Calf Mould, c.8th century

'Silver Moonlight' by Atkinson Grimshaw, 1880

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

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

Astral Navigations- Holyground Records, 1971

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

Ballot Box, 1872

Myford 3" Type Lathe, 1946

The FA Cup, 1896

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

The Musical Stones of Skiddaw, 1840

Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journal, 1800-1803

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

'Oldham Panorama' by Squire Knott, 1876

Roman Windowhead, 163AD

Nissan Bluebird, 1986

Bessemer Covertor, 1934

Doncaster Gold Cup, 1779

Coloured Window Glass, 675AD

Angel of the North Maquette, 1997

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

'Iron and Coal' by William Bell Scott, 1861

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

Cloisonné Vase Lamp, 1880

Bloss, the 1st Airdale Terrier, 1887

Annfield Plain Co-operative Society Building, 1874

Rothbury Shrovetide Football, c.late 19th century

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

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

Horrockses Fashions dress worn by Mavis Bimson, 1948-9

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

Blackham’s Hill Hauler Engine, 1826

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

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-on Switch c.1930s

Piano Belonging to Delius c.19th century

Memorial Glass of the Hartley Pit Disaster c.1862

Hexham Tans, c.early-mid 19th century

Blackett Hutton Rotary Drilling Machine c.1885

Pair of Cotton Cops, 1735-1885

Johnson's Motorcycle, 1901

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

Rugby Ball, 1897

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

The Codex Amiatinus, 692AD

Joseph Swan Plaque, 1931

Skelmanthorpe Flag, 1819

Rhubarb Splitting Tool, 2009

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

Cotton Queen Dress, 1930

Carlisle Spedding's Steel Mill, c.1800s

Turbinia, 1894

Bar of Sunlight Soap, 1889

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

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

The Quintet, 1898-1911

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

Northumberland Small Pipes c.1805

Bottle of Fluothane TM Anaesthetic, 1951

Studio Glass by Keith Cummings, 2010

Hyde Chartist Bell, 1848

Tour de France Pennant, 1958

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

Samuel Crompton's Spinning Mule c.1800

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

Starvationer, c.1880s

PSS Wingfield Castle, 1934

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

Grace Darling's Coble, c. 1828

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

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

Billy- Early Locomotive, 1816

J. D. Carr’s Waistcoat c.1840s

Model of Bermuda Floating Dock, 1901

St. Christopher Statue c.14th century

Peppered Moth c.1800s

Anne Lister's Travel Case, c.1820s

Crucible Furnace c.early 1800s

Blackpool Tower Circus Poster, 1946

Tram 114, 1901

Mine Cage from Hodbarrow Mines c. 19th century

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