List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Location / UK / England - South

  1. William 1st Silver Penny William 1st Silver Penny Contributed by Individual
  2. Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Contributed by Museum
  3. Test tube with early Penicillin Test tube with early Penicillin Contributed by Individual
  4. Mayflower Pilgrim Beer Mayflower Pilgrim Beer Contributed by Individual
  5. Titanic lifeboat plaque, no 8, from bow Titanic lifeboat plaque, no 8, from bow Contributed by Individual
  6. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Contributed by Individual
  7. Edward Austen (Knight) Silk Suit Edward Austen (Knight) Silk Suit Contributed by Museum
  8. 1948 London Olympics Torch 1948 London Olympics Torch Contributed by Museum
  9. Workers in the Electric Shop 1913 Workers in the Electric Shop 1913 Contributed by Individual
  10. Airborne Lifeboat Airborne Lifeboat Contributed by Museum
  11. Moule's Mechanical Dry Earth Closet Moule's Mechanical Dry Earth Closet Contributed by Museum
  12. Hydrometer Hydrometer Contributed by Individual
  13. The Roubaix Drum The Roubaix Drum Contributed by Museum
  14. Teddy Bear Teddy Bear Contributed by Individual
  15. Truncheon issued in General Strike 1926 Truncheon issued in General Strike 1926 Contributed by Individual
  16. THE WORKING MAN'S CHAIR THE WORKING MAN'S CHAIR Contributed by Individual
  17. portrait of Leopold II portrait of Leopold II Contributed by Individual
  18. Grandfather's Caul Grandfather's Caul Contributed by Individual
  19. music box music box Contributed by Individual
  20. music box music box Contributed by Individual
  21. Gang Show sheet music Gang Show sheet music Contributed by Individual
  22. Letter dated 1771 Letter dated 1771 Contributed by Individual
  23. Sundial from the Mary Rose Sundial from the Mary Rose Contributed by Individual
  24. 1805 Mourning Ring. 1805 Mourning Ring. Contributed by Individual
  25. Holy Bible given as a gift in Iraq, 1916 Holy Bible given as a gift in Iraq, 1916 Contributed by Individual
  26. Fragment of Saxon cross Fragment of Saxon cross Contributed by Individual
  27. An early Compound Microscope An early Compound Microscope Contributed by Museum
  28. Dame Nellie Melba’s Microphone Dame Nellie Melba’s Microphone Contributed by Museum
  29. An English Table Orrery An English Table Orrery Contributed by Museum
  30. The Wizard Earl’s Armillary Sphere The Wizard Earl’s Armillary Sphere Contributed by Museum
  31. Queen Elizabeth I’s Astrolabe Queen Elizabeth I’s Astrolabe Contributed by Museum
  32. Electric cooker, made in the 1930s Electric cooker, made in the 1930s Contributed by Museum
  33. Skeleton painting c.1820 Skeleton painting c.1820 Contributed by Museum
  34. Longcase clock made by John Lacy Longcase clock made by John Lacy Contributed by Museum
  35. Lion's Paw Lion's Paw Contributed by Museum
  36. Privy Scoop Privy Scoop Contributed by Museum
  37. Bee smoker Bee smoker Contributed by Individual
  38. Identity Card Identity Card Contributed by Individual
  39. Mosaic showing Cupid riding a dolphin Mosaic showing Cupid riding a dolphin Contributed by Museum
  40. Hinton St Mary Mosaic Hinton St Mary Mosaic Contributed by The British Museum
  41. Folk violin? Possibly early 1920's Folk violin? Possibly early 1920's Contributed by Individual
  42. Augustus John bust by Fiore de Henriquez Augustus John bust by Fiore de Henriquez Contributed by Museum
  43. Elgar's Trombone Elgar's Trombone Contributed by Individual
  44. Wedding ring Wedding ring Contributed by Individual
  45. Painting of prison ship Napoleonic war  Painting of prison ship Napoleonic war Contributed by Individual
  46. anti-slavery tobacco pipe anti-slavery tobacco pipe Contributed by Individual
  47. Home Made Teddy Bear Home Made Teddy Bear Contributed by Museum
  48. Royal Naval Cocked Hat Royal Naval Cocked Hat Contributed by Museum
  49. Manuscript in Jane Austen's hand Manuscript in Jane Austen's hand Contributed by Museum
  50. Spice Tower Spice Tower Contributed by Museum

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