List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Science & Technology

  1. Honda Civic - 1979 Honda Civic - 1979 Contributed by Individual
  2. Darwin's Beagle Specimen Notebooks Darwin's Beagle Specimen Notebooks Contributed by Museum
  3. Slide Rule Slide Rule Contributed by Individual
  4. Replica of the world's first bicycle Replica of the world's first bicycle Contributed by Museum
  5. Transatlantic Telegraph Cable 1866 Transatlantic Telegraph Cable 1866 Contributed by Individual
  6. Colt Dragoon Revolver Colt Dragoon Revolver Contributed by Individual
  7. John Walker's Friction Light John Walker's Friction Light Contributed by Museum
  8. Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Contributed by Museum
  9. Royal typewriter Royal typewriter Contributed by Individual
  10. Travelling Microscope Travelling Microscope Contributed by Individual
  11. Sputnik 1, first journey into space. Sputnik 1, first journey into space. Contributed by Individual
  12. Miners safety lamp Miners safety lamp Contributed by Individual
  13. Test tube with early Penicillin Test tube with early Penicillin Contributed by Individual
  14. Tin ingots - Melton Works, Humberside Tin ingots - Melton Works, Humberside Contributed by Individual
  15. 17.72in RML 100-ton gun gas check 17.72in RML 100-ton gun gas check Contributed by Individual
  16. Embryo incubator for first IVF baby Embryo incubator for first IVF baby Contributed by Individual
  17. A CURTA  high precision calculator A CURTA high precision calculator Contributed by Individual
  18. Pocket watch made by Joseph Windmills Pocket watch made by Joseph Windmills Contributed by Museum
  19. Kodak No. 2 Box Brownie Model E Camera Kodak No. 2 Box Brownie Model E Camera Contributed by Individual
  20. Neolithic Stone Axe Neolithic Stone Axe Contributed by Individual
  21. Brewster 3D photograph viewer Brewster 3D photograph viewer Contributed by Individual
  22. H bomb Christmas Island official booklet H bomb Christmas Island official booklet Contributed by Individual
  23. A Faraday experimental electrical coil A Faraday experimental electrical coil Contributed by Individual
  24. Solar-powered lamp and charger Solar-powered lamp and charger Contributed by The British Museum
  25. The Duke of Devonshire's watch The Duke of Devonshire's watch Contributed by Individual
  26. The Little Golden Fish that returned The Little Golden Fish that returned Contributed by Individual
  27. vhs tape vhs tape Contributed by Individual
  28. Stop watch Stop watch Contributed by Individual
  29. Sundial, copper, c1652, shows eclipse.  Sundial, copper, c1652, shows eclipse. Contributed by Individual
  30. Kodak 'One' camera box Kodak 'One' camera box Contributed by Museum
  31. Gold repousée pocket watch with chime Gold repousée pocket watch with chime Contributed by Museum
  32. ICT 1301 computer ICT 1301 computer Contributed by Individual
  33. 1910 Menu 1st Flight Manchester London 1910 Menu 1st Flight Manchester London Contributed by Individual
  34. Game Boy Game Boy Contributed by Individual
  35. Core plug nuclear plant cooling system Core plug nuclear plant cooling system Contributed by Individual
  36. EG Bates - Racing/Touring Bicycle EG Bates - Racing/Touring Bicycle Contributed by Individual
  37. Box Brownie camera Box Brownie camera Contributed by Individual
  38. Circuit Breaker 275 kV - 15,000 MVA 1/64 Circuit Breaker 275 kV - 15,000 MVA 1/64 Contributed by Individual
  39. A Victorian Spark Generator A Victorian Spark Generator Contributed by Individual
  40. Autographs of the astronauts Autographs of the astronauts Contributed by Individual
  41. Micrometer. Starrett & Co.USA Micrometer. Starrett & Co.USA Contributed by Individual
  42. Car Indicator Original Plan and Design Car Indicator Original Plan and Design Contributed by Individual
  43. Concorde Special Flight  Inflight Pack Concorde Special Flight Inflight Pack Contributed by Individual
  44. Video processor for Acorn/BBC computer Video processor for Acorn/BBC computer Contributed by Individual
  45. Patent locks and keys, Randolph Douglas Patent locks and keys, Randolph Douglas Contributed by Museum
  46. Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Contributed by Individual
  47. Murphy A4 Radio Murphy A4 Radio Contributed by Museum
  48. Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sinclair ZX Spectrum Contributed by Individual
  49. 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon Contributed by Individual
  50. Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Contributed by Individual

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