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Peacock Butterfly

The Peacock Butterfly has patterns on its wings that look like eyes to confuse predators This image is from the entomology collections at Leeds Museums ans Galleries. Code Cracker players will be asked to find out fascinating facts about minibeasts like these.

Orchid Bee

Orchid Bee (Latin name Euglossine Bee). Orchid bees live in South America and are only the size of a human fingernail. Code Cracker players will be asked to find out fascinating facts about minibeasts like these.

Lion Jaw

A jaw from a Cave Lion, found in Pin Hole Cave at Creswell Crags. It is up to 50,000 years old. © Creswell Crags Museum and Visitor Centre. Code Cracker players can explore a prehistoric cave and find out more about animals like this.

Child's Roman leather sandal

A child's Roman leather sandal found at Dalton Parlours. The sandal is very well preserved with the decoration on the insole still visible. Code Cracker players will discover fascinating facts about ancient Rome

Leeds Discovery Centre

The Leeds Discovery Centre, where many of the objects in the Leeds Museums and Galleries collection, which feature on the MyLearning site, are stored.

Leeds Discovery Centre

The Leeds Discovery Centre, where many of the objects in the Leeds Museums and Galleries collection, which feature on the MyLearning site, are stored.

Leeds Discovery Centre

The Leeds Discovery Centre, where many of the objects in the Leeds Museums and Galleries collection, which feature on the MyLearning site, are stored.

Sport in Leeds in 1978- Video

This is a film produced by Yorkshire Television as part of Leeds’s bid to host the 1978 Commonwealth Games. It highlights the sporting culture of the city, and the sporting facilities it had to offer at the time. In the end the games were held in Canada.

Leeds United Supporters Early 1950s. Image: © Leeds United Football Club

Leeds United fans on their way home after a match at Elland Road. This photograph isn’t dated, but looking at similar photographs of the area, it was probably taken in the early 1950s. Image: © Leeds United Football Club

Leeds United Shirt Badge 1956. Image: © Leeds United Football Club

This shirt badge dates from 1956 and shows how the Leeds City crest was used in the design, even down to the motto ‘pro rege et lege’ meaning ‘for the king and the law’. This particular badge was removed from a shirt by an over-enthusiastic fan who later returned the badge to Leeds United. It is particularly special because it was damaged from the Elland Road fire of 1956. Image: © Leeds United Football Club