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

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

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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

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

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

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

Baptism of Capability Brown

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

NEWCASTLE BRANCH: RECORD OF REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES AND NOTES FROM PRIVATE LETTERS, 1828-1832

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

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

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

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

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

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

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

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

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