Locomotive Headlamp image

Locomotive Headlamp, 1923

Headlamp

Willie's stool image

Willie's stool, 1963

Stool

Miner's tallow lamp image

LVSAV1983.015

Miner's tallow lamp, 1920

Lamp

The Jessica Letters by Corra Harris and Paul Elmer More image

3134

The Jessica Letters by Corra Harris and Paul Elmer More, 1904

Miner's Library

The Jessica Letters by Corra Harris and Paul Elmer More

Fisher woman in Kinghorn image

sfm_2965

Fisher woman in Kinghorn, 1914-1919

Photographs

Photograph

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth (Scrimshaw) image

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth (Scrimshaw)

Tooth

Women at Pumpherston detergent plant image

Women at Pumpherston detergent plant

Photograph

Box of Raw Materials for Pig Iron image

NLC-2019-59

Box of Raw Materials for Pig Iron, 1871-1887

Iron and Steel

Samples

Photograph of Neil's House image

ACHDN.2007.149

Photograph of Neil's House, 1870s or 1880s

Photographs

Photograph, black and white

Dubs & Co. Locomotive Plate image

28330

Dubs & Co. Locomotive Plate, 1889

Locomotive plate

Pit pony bridle and bit. image

1987.0554

Pit pony bridle and bit.

Protective equipment

Bit and Bridle

Two women weavers at loom image

DUNIH 2008.11.7

Two women weavers at loom

Photographs

Photograph

A wooden shovel image

1998.2516

A wooden shovel, c.1880s

Shovel

Tool

RNLB Jane Anne image

RNLB Jane Anne, 1898

Vessel

Ship

Cleland Cree Esquire's Surgeon's Box and Instruments image

P657

Cleland Cree Esquire's Surgeon's Box and Instruments, 1837

Cunard White Star Jigsaw Puzzle of RMS Queen Mary image

2015-008(2)

Cunard White Star Jigsaw Puzzle of RMS Queen Mary, c.1930

Jigsaw

Ephemera

Jute sack sewing image

DUNIH 2008.8.1

Jute sack sewing, 1952

Photographs

Photograph

The Koran image

2668

The Koran, 1887

Miner's Library

The Koran

Telescope from Fair Isle South image

SLM.2019.45

Telescope from Fair Isle South, 1892

Telescope

Bovril Pemmican Tin image

W 79.133.37

Bovril Pemmican Tin

Discovery

Catalogue for Iron Lamp Standards image

NLC-2001-296

Catalogue for Iron Lamp Standards, 1910

Iron and Steel

Booklet

Sledging rations for 1 man for 1 day image

ROY.30.2.33

Sledging rations for 1 man for 1 day, 1910

Discovery

Phototgraph

Die for striking Principal Keeper's collar badge.  image

SLM.2019.201

Die for striking Principal Keeper's collar badge. , 1912

Uniform

Badge die

Yarn Strength Tester image

P624

Yarn Strength Tester

Yarn Strength Tester

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