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Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

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

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

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

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

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

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

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

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

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

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

Baptism of Capability Brown

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph


High level Bridge, Newcastle

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

High level Bridge, Newcastle

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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