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Someone wearing purple gloves is holding a sword so you can see the hilt. It has a Japanese inscription and is a square cut out shape.

Samurai Swords at Leeds Discovery Centre

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Discover the fascinating history behind the Samurai Swords in our collection.

Gentleman Jack and 19th Century Sleeves

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Vanessa Jones gives context to the costumes featured in the new BBC One drama, Gentleman Jack.
A record with a red cover from Lloyds of Albion Place.

Record Shops in Leeds

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Discover the impressive history of record shops throughout Leeds.

We want your #LeedsThreads

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We want you to send us your #LeedsThreads for next year's shopping exhibition at Leeds City Museum.

The Origins of the Gascoigne Family

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Chris Bovis navigates the largely destroyed history of the Gascoigne family.

Sculpture and Microscopic Photography

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Collections and Contingency is an exhibition of sculpture and microscopic photography by Deborah Gardner, placed in and around the fascinating artefacts and specimens in our store at Leeds Discovery Centre.