List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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  1. Chocolates presented to troops NY 1900 Chocolates presented to troops NY 1900 Contributed by Individual
  2. Swords into Plowshares badge, GDR 1980 Swords into Plowshares badge, GDR 1980 Contributed by Individual
  3. Test tube with early Penicillin Test tube with early Penicillin Contributed by Individual
  4. Hudson's Bay Bark Letter Hudson's Bay Bark Letter Contributed by Individual
  5. Tahitian mourner's costume Tahitian mourner's costume Contributed by Museum
  6. Gendron Wheelchair Gendron Wheelchair Contributed by Individual
  7. Embroidered hessian needle case Embroidered hessian needle case Contributed by Individual
  8. Coalmining Gus and Crook Coalmining Gus and Crook Contributed by Museum
  9. Ellen Macarthur's food Ellen Macarthur's food Contributed by Museum
  10. Trengrouse's Rocket Trengrouse's Rocket Contributed by Museum
  11. Pears soap Pears soap Contributed by Museum
  12. Waterlilies by Claude Monet, 1905 Waterlilies by Claude Monet, 1905 Contributed by Museum
  13. Tree fern figure Tree fern figure Contributed by Museum
  14. Edie's Aboriginal Woomera Edie's Aboriginal Woomera Contributed by Individual
  15. Tiger's Bleriot Seat Tiger's Bleriot Seat Contributed by Individual
  16. Sadie's Bar of Soap Sadie's Bar of Soap Contributed by Individual
  17. A Manaus oar A Manaus oar Contributed by Individual
  18. The Hove Amber Cup The Hove Amber Cup Contributed by Museum
  19. The Dover Bronze Age Boat The Dover Bronze Age Boat Contributed by Museum
  20. Football from the Somme WWI Football from the Somme WWI Contributed by Museum
  21. Papyrus Papyrus Contributed by Individual
  22. bangladeshi picture made of rice bangladeshi picture made of rice Contributed by Individual
  23. World War Two Gas Mask World War Two Gas Mask Contributed by Individual
  24. Rose given to Dodford Chartist settlers Rose given to Dodford Chartist settlers Contributed by Individual
  25. West African calabash food container West African calabash food container Contributed by Individual
  26. The Polish Palm The Polish Palm Contributed by Individual
  27. Salt blocks used as currency Salt blocks used as currency Contributed by Museum
  28. Box of Coty face powder Box of Coty face powder Contributed by Individual
  29. A piece of coal A piece of coal Contributed by Individual
  30. Amber awarded for harbouring Latvian PM Amber awarded for harbouring Latvian PM Contributed by Individual
  31. Nurses POW ID Badge Java 1942-45 Nurses POW ID Badge Java 1942-45 Contributed by Individual
  32. A gift from Queen Victoria to her troops A gift from Queen Victoria to her troops Contributed by Individual
  33. SRN-1 Hovercraft: Control Rubber-Grip SRN-1 Hovercraft: Control Rubber-Grip Contributed by Individual
  34. Rattley Box Rattley Box Contributed by Individual
  35. Camel Saddle from Suez Camel Saddle from Suez Contributed by Individual
  36. Great War Cigarette Tin Great War Cigarette Tin Contributed by Individual
  37. Bunny Guinness' Mud Hut Bunny Guinness' Mud Hut Contributed by Individual
  38. Traditional Guernsey bonnet Traditional Guernsey bonnet Contributed by Museum
  39. Model of an Indian indigo factory Model of an Indian indigo factory Contributed by Museum
  40. Washi - Japanese paper Washi - Japanese paper Contributed by Museum
  41. Lace-bark slippers from Jamaica Lace-bark slippers from Jamaica Contributed by Museum
  42. Woven reed friendship baskets Woven reed friendship baskets Contributed by Museum
  43. Bag from Tonga Bag from Tonga Contributed by Museum
  44. Atlantic Telegraph Cable 1865 Atlantic Telegraph Cable 1865 Contributed by Individual
  45. Spice Spice Contributed by Individual
  46. Straw Police Helmet Straw Police Helmet Contributed by Museum
  47. Lloyd's Bank Turd from York © YAT Lloyd's Bank Turd from York © YAT Contributed by Museum
  48. Carpet beater Carpet beater Contributed by Museum
  49. Rhind Mathematical Papyrus Rhind Mathematical Papyrus Contributed by The British Museum
  50. Straw marquetry boat Straw marquetry boat Contributed by Individual

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