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‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Cunard Staff Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 4 (Jan 1923).

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Baptism of Capability Brown

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

“The first report of a society for preventing accidents in coal mines”

Joseph Swan’s recollection of the first use of his incandescent lightbulbs at Cragside

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Set of playing cards depicting the counties of England and Wales, Robert Morden, 1676

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

Plan of Seathwaite showing wad-mine surface and workings, 1821

Articles of partnership between John Brunner and Ludwig Mond, 28 February 1873

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Photograph of Queensway Mersey Tunnel, Liverpool to Birkenhead under construction, 1931

Electric light fittings for St George's Church, Preston designed by Sir Albert Richardson

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Painting by Giovanni Montiroli of a design for the Ceiling of the Saloon at Alnwick Castle. c.1850

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

‘Wash your hands now – as mummy does!’ c1960 leaflet

Symeon of Durham On the origins and progress of the church of Durham

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Drawing of the first composite passenger coach introduced on the Stockton and Darlington Railway, 1830-31

Drawing of a retort used by Boulton and Watt to provide gas lighting at Phillips and Lee textile mill Salford, 1805.

Ten Years of Nuclear Power, publicity publication by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, 1966


George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

Illustration of George Stephenson's locomotive, ‘Locomotion’ 1875

Flying machines designed by Sir George Cayley (1773-1857)

Plan of the proposed harbour buildings at Seaham by John Dobson, 1828

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

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