Early bell telephone and terminal panel, 1877, used at Osborne Cottage, 14th January 1878
Stock Exchange printing telegraph, comprises:- (a) transmitter unit; (b) two receivers; ( c) power pack
Working model of Jennings patent water closet, in case, c. 1900.
Carding machine by Arkwright, 1775, believed to be from Cromford Mill. This machine is similar to the cylindrical carding machine patented by Daniel Bourne in 1748. The cotton was first ginned and beaten, then fed on to the feed roller, called a "li
This is the back bar for a Boyle's type anaesthetic machine with vaporisers for ether and trilene, flowmeters for oxygen, cyclopropane and nitrous oxide, and a rebreathing bag. The apparatus was made by the British Oxygen Company Ltd, London, England
Brass orthopaedic corsets (A158526 & A121452), to correct deformities of the bones or muscles. Probably made in England during the 19th century
Early carbon and rod filament incandescent electric lamp 1878-9. Made by the English chemist, Joseph Swan (1827-1914).
Pneumatic dispatch switch for an intermediate station
DNA synthesiser designed and built by Celltech, First generation c. 1980
This mower is an example of the now famous Hover mower made by Flymo Ltd, of Darlington, Co Durham. It was Flymo who made the air-cushion mower into a practical proposition, and into an everyday sight on the lawns of Great Britain.