Resource : Locomotion No. 1

This is the first steam powered railway engine to run on a public railway. It was designed by George Stephenson and sparked a transport revolution that transformed the lives and fortunes of people across Britain and the wider world.

Resource : A New Map of Africa

In 1805 large tracts of Africa remained unknown in Britain and Europe. Mapmakers were quick to draw on new information to fill the blank spaces on the map.

Resource : The Velocipede

Invented 200 years ago, the humble bicycle is one of the most popular and enduring innovations of all time.