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Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Baptism of Capability Brown

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'


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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

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

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

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

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

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

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

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

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

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

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

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

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