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1914 political cartoon, keep Northern Ireland part of Britain

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Handkerchief, Political Cartoon for Northern Ireland, 1914

This Handkerchief, made in about 1914, has a political cartoon on it, campaigning to keep Northern Ireland part of the United Kingdom

Spinners quilt

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Cotton Spinner's Banner, Victorian

During the Georgian era large mechanised cotton mills began to gradually replace the cottage based industry of hand loom weavers.

J.D. Carr, anti-corn law waistcoat

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J.D Carr's anti-Corn Law waistcoat

Woven into the fibres of this waistcoat is a story that provides us with an insight into a crucial time in Britain’s history.