List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Protest / BBC Area / England

  1. Red Cross butter tin from Colditz Castle Red Cross butter tin from Colditz Castle Contributed by Individual
  2. WSPU hunger strike force feeding medal WSPU hunger strike force feeding medal Contributed by Individual
  3. Shillelagh owned by Daniel O'Connell Shillelagh owned by Daniel O'Connell Contributed by Individual
  4. A book signed by  Maurice Cornforth A book signed by Maurice Cornforth Contributed by Individual
  5. Bust of Lenin in Gun Metal Bust of Lenin in Gun Metal Contributed by Individual
  6. Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Contributed by Individual
  7. spies for peace RSG-6 pamphlet spies for peace RSG-6 pamphlet Contributed by Individual
  8. Peterloo Massacre Handkerchief Peterloo Massacre Handkerchief Contributed by Museum
  9. Smuggler's sword Smuggler's sword Contributed by Museum
  10. Banksy's Paint Pot Angel Banksy's Paint Pot Angel Contributed by Museum
  11. Nuisance book Nuisance book Contributed by Museum
  12. Civil War helmet Civil War helmet Contributed by Museum
  13. Viva Geevor T-shirt Viva Geevor T-shirt Contributed by Museum
  14. Flamank coat of arms Flamank coat of arms Contributed by Museum
  15. 'Am I Not a Man and a Brother?' 'Am I Not a Man and a Brother?' Contributed by Individual
  16. John Passmore Edwards John Passmore Edwards Contributed by Museum
  17. J. D Carr's anti-Corn Law waistcoat J. D Carr's anti-Corn Law waistcoat Contributed by Museum
  18. Tin ingot Tin ingot Contributed by Museum
  19. Thomas Clarkson's Travelling Chest Thomas Clarkson's Travelling Chest Contributed by Museum
  20. Rosary or  'Paternoster' Rosary or 'Paternoster' Contributed by Museum
  21. The 'Brookes' slave ship model The 'Brookes' slave ship model Contributed by Museum
  22. Tom's Fragments of the Berlin Wall Tom's Fragments of the Berlin Wall Contributed by Individual
  23. Death mask of Thomas Paine Death mask of Thomas Paine Contributed by Museum
  24. Pontefract's secret ballot box, 1872 Pontefract's secret ballot box, 1872 Contributed by Museum
  25. Italian sugar bag Italian sugar bag Contributed by Museum
  26. Rose given to Dodford Chartist settlers Rose given to Dodford Chartist settlers Contributed by Individual
  27. Truncheon issued in General Strike 1926 Truncheon issued in General Strike 1926 Contributed by Individual
  28. E Pankhurst -  Manchester Registrar E Pankhurst - Manchester Registrar Contributed by Individual
  29. A toy tank A toy tank Contributed by Individual
  30. Unpublished Penguin ‘Satanic Verses’ Unpublished Penguin ‘Satanic Verses’ Contributed by Individual
  31. Poland Arise Poland Arise Contributed by Individual
  32. ANC Mandela For President badge ANC Mandela For President badge Contributed by Individual
  33. Greenham Common fence wire Greenham Common fence wire Contributed by Individual
  34. Suffragette memorabilia - arrest warrant Suffragette memorabilia - arrest warrant Contributed by Individual
  35. 1980 steel strike button badges 1980 steel strike button badges Contributed by Individual
  36. Romanian revolution flag 1989 Romanian revolution flag 1989 Contributed by Individual
  37. Poster of Portugese Revolution 25.4.74 Poster of Portugese Revolution 25.4.74 Contributed by Individual
  38. Throne of Weapons Throne of Weapons Contributed by The British Museum
  39. Miss Ethel Scott - Black British athlete Miss Ethel Scott - Black British athlete Contributed by Individual
  40. Apartheid Pass Book Apartheid Pass Book Contributed by Individual
  41. Hand carved American prisoner of war box Hand carved American prisoner of war box Contributed by Individual
  42. Suffragette-defaced penny Suffragette-defaced penny Contributed by The British Museum
  43. A women's suffrage meeting programme A women's suffrage meeting programme Contributed by Individual
  44. Bayards Colt Bayards Colt Contributed by Museum
  45. Bayards Colt Bayards Colt Contributed by Museum
  46. Bust of Vladimir Lenin Bust of Vladimir Lenin Contributed by Museum
  47. Congress For Peace - Vienna 1952 [Book] Congress For Peace - Vienna 1952 [Book] Contributed by Individual
  48. Pank-a-Squith board game c.1913: Pank-a-Squith board game c.1913: Contributed by Museum
  49. Straw Police Helmet Straw Police Helmet Contributed by Museum
  50. Pocket watch Pocket watch Contributed by Individual