List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

Click on the titles in the blue bar below [Location, Theme, Contributor Type, etc.] and then choose a category to see a list of objects - e.g. click Theme and then click War. (All objects have been classified by their contributor.)

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Contributor Type

Material / Shell

  1. condom condom Contributed by Individual
  2. Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Contributed by Individual
  3. Tahitian mourner's costume Tahitian mourner's costume Contributed by Museum
  4. Marcus du Sautoy's Board Game Marcus du Sautoy's Board Game Contributed by Individual
  5. Mercury bottle Mercury bottle Contributed by Museum
  6. Qau Bead-Net Dress Qau Bead-Net Dress Contributed by Museum
  7. A souvenir lacquerware tray from Japan A souvenir lacquerware tray from Japan Contributed by Museum
  8. music box music box Contributed by Individual
  9. 78 RPM Record featuring Adolf Hitler 78 RPM Record featuring Adolf Hitler Contributed by Individual
  10. Double-headed serpent Double-headed serpent Contributed by The British Museum
  11. Chinese picture Chinese picture Contributed by Individual
  12. Bag from Tonga Bag from Tonga Contributed by Museum
  13. Maori Knife Maori Knife Contributed by Museum
  14. Gilbert Wind-up Gramophone Model No.60 Gilbert Wind-up Gramophone Model No.60 Contributed by Individual
  15. Boot and button hook Boot and button hook Contributed by Individual
  16. Postcard Album Postcard Album Contributed by Individual
  17. Postcard Album Postcard Album Contributed by Individual
  18. Opera Glasses Opera Glasses Contributed by Individual
  19. Shell and sharkskin purse Shell and sharkskin purse Contributed by Individual
  20. Turkish headdress Turkish headdress Contributed by Individual
  21. Miniature of Queen Caroline Miniature of Queen Caroline Contributed by Individual
  22. Tea Caddy Tea Caddy Contributed by Individual
  23. Writing Slope Writing Slope Contributed by Individual
  24. A Mother of Pearl and Gold Bracelet A Mother of Pearl and Gold Bracelet Contributed by Individual
  25. coconut beads and seashell beads coconut beads and seashell beads Contributed by Individual
  26. Button Button Contributed by Museum
  27. A Collection Box A Collection Box Contributed by Museum
  28. Handcrafted wooden bowl with shell inlay Handcrafted wooden bowl with shell inlay Contributed by Individual
  29. Ritual Mask of the Haida people Ritual Mask of the Haida people Contributed by Museum
  30. Archibald Knox Clock Archibald Knox Clock Contributed by Museum
  31. Fijian Ancestor figure Fijian Ancestor figure Contributed by Museum
  32. Windsor tenor banjo Windsor tenor banjo Contributed by Individual
  33. Hill 60 - The Great War 1914-1918 Hill 60 - The Great War 1914-1918 Contributed by Individual
  34. Shell comm. 1866 laying Atlantic cable. Shell comm. 1866 laying Atlantic cable. Contributed by Individual

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