Collections

Chimney Sweep Portraits in the Social History Collection

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Explore the portraits in our 'Sweepiana' collection of items relating to chimney sweeps with Leila Prescott.

Mary Wood: Dewsbury’s Wool Queen

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Uncover the story of Mary Wood, Dewsbury’s Wool Queen from 1931-32, in light of the Queens of Industry exhibition.
Rebecca Lang from the Museum of London looking at some loose teeth at Leeds City Museum. She is working at a desk over a white table cloth. There is a few instruments on the table. She is working under a bright light. There is a skull next to her hands.

Farewell to ‘Skeletons’ at Leeds City Museum

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On 7 January we said goodbye to our final visitors to the last leg of the exhibition tour, developed in partnership with Wellcome Collection and the Museum of London.

The Bird Egg Collection

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Claire Miles explores our LMG's Bird Egg collection during her placement with our Natural Sciences Collection.

The Yorkshire Highlights of Skeletons: Our Buried Bones

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Katherine Baxter explores the Yorkshire skeletons in Skeletons: Our Buried Bones at Leeds City Museum.

Heart of a Lion and the Hands of a Lady: Lord Moynihan of Leeds

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Discover the story of the famous Leeds surgeon, Lord Moynihan, who had 'the heart of a lion and the hands of a lady'. 
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