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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.

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.
Black and white cartoon of the Rival Shows. You can see a big crowd around three stages. Men are standing on the stage giving speeches and they have been illustrated with big heads

Elections Through our Collections

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Explore how parliamentary elections in Leeds have changed over the last three centuries through our collections.
Rosetta and Michael on their wedding day. Rosetta holds a bouquet of flowers, wearing a two-piece suit and skirt with white shoes and pearls. Michael has glasses, and wears a suit and thick rimmed glasses.

Fashionable Yorkshire: Rosetta Rowley’s Story

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“Rosetta grew up in Bradford and lived through the Second World War and its aftermath. She was part of a working-class family. Her clothes are simple yet stylish"
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Fashionable Yorkshire: Preparing the Mannequins

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Ahead of its opening in 2 weeks, Costume and Textiles intern Kay Eggleston gives us a behind the scenes look at preparing for the Fashionable Yorkshire exhibition!
Etching on Paper of Kirkstall Abbey, with cows drinking water from the lake at the front.

Re-thinking John Sell Cotman

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Project Archivist Jane Speller explores'Re-thinking John Sell Cotman', the major project currently taking place at Leeds Art Gallery.

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