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Literacy Loans

The objects



Choose an original historical object from Tees Valley museum collections, to share with your students and care for in your classroom. Each has stories of past lives to tell and the power to spark the imagination. Click on an object for more detail and how to get started with a Literacy Loan.

Roman Oil Lamp

Ironstone Miner’s Carbide Lamp

Sperm Whale Tooth

Poss Stick

Victorian ‘Wells’ Hand Lamp

Stockton and Darlington Railway- Section of fish belly rail

wooden peg doll with articulating arms and legs. No clothes and a white painted face.

Peg Doll

SSI UK Helmet

North Eastern Railway Hand Lamp

Now choose your writer