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

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

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

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

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

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.


George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

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

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

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

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

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

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

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

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Baptism of Capability Brown

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

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