List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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  1. Darwin's Beagle Specimen Notebooks Darwin's Beagle Specimen Notebooks Contributed by Museum
  2. Grand Christmas Fete poster Grand Christmas Fete poster Contributed by Museum
  3. 1793 £5 Note 1793 £5 Note Contributed by Museum
  4. Poster proclaiming Irish Republic, 1916 Poster proclaiming Irish Republic, 1916 Contributed by Museum
  5. Titanic Launch Ticket Titanic Launch Ticket Contributed by Museum
  6. Sadler's Wells theatre programme, 1931 Sadler's Wells theatre programme, 1931 Contributed by Museum
  7. Newspaper hailing Calder Hall's opening Newspaper hailing Calder Hall's opening Contributed by Museum
  8. Draft World War I Peace Treaty Draft World War I Peace Treaty Contributed by Museum
  9. Letter from George Frideric Handel Letter from George Frideric Handel Contributed by Museum
  10. Unique example of Charles Wesley's hymns Unique example of Charles Wesley's hymns Contributed by Museum
  11. Sample book of South Asian textiles Sample book of South Asian textiles Contributed by Museum
  12. Shackleton's tin of Rowntree's Cocoa Shackleton's tin of Rowntree's Cocoa Contributed by Museum
  13. Nuisance book Nuisance book Contributed by Museum
  14. War diaries War diaries Contributed by Museum
  15. Elliot's shop Elliot's shop Contributed by Museum
  16. Lanhydrock Atlas Lanhydrock Atlas Contributed by Museum
  17. Cartoon of St Nazaire Raid Cartoon of St Nazaire Raid Contributed by Museum
  18. Spratt's diary Spratt's diary Contributed by Museum
  19. Pears soap Pears soap Contributed by Museum
  20. Box for Tom Smith's Crackers Box for Tom Smith's Crackers Contributed by Museum
  21. Huntley and Palmer African Thumb Piano Huntley and Palmer African Thumb Piano Contributed by Museum
  22. Photographic portrait of Lord Kelvin Photographic portrait of Lord Kelvin Contributed by Museum
  23. Sheffield Flood Bible, 1864 Sheffield Flood Bible, 1864 Contributed by Museum
  24. Earliest surviving Scottish banknote Earliest surviving Scottish banknote Contributed by Museum
  25. Oliver Philpot's Compass Oliver Philpot's Compass Contributed by Museum
  26. Crompton's cotton threads (1841) Crompton's cotton threads (1841) Contributed by Museum
  27. 1660s banking ledger 1660s banking ledger Contributed by Museum
  28. Muslim prayer compass Muslim prayer compass Contributed by Museum
  29. The 'Brookes' slave ship model The 'Brookes' slave ship model Contributed by Museum
  30. A Dictionary of the English Language A Dictionary of the English Language Contributed by Museum
  31. Book of sample wine bottle labels Book of sample wine bottle labels Contributed by Museum
  32. Kali dancing on Shiva Kali dancing on Shiva Contributed by Museum
  33. Self-portrait photograph of Olive Edis Self-portrait photograph of Olive Edis Contributed by Museum
  34. Italian sugar bag Italian sugar bag Contributed by Museum
  35. R. M. S. Queen Mary Passenger List R. M. S. Queen Mary Passenger List Contributed by Museum
  36. Cabinet Cabinet Contributed by Museum
  37. Irish famine relief tokens Irish famine relief tokens Contributed by Museum
  38. Lost Lives Lost Lives Contributed by Museum
  39. Shakespeare First Folio Shakespeare First Folio Contributed by Museum
  40. Black Out! card game Black Out! card game Contributed by Museum
  41. The Barnsbury Book of Hints and Maxims The Barnsbury Book of Hints and Maxims Contributed by Museum
  42. Thames Tunnel model Thames Tunnel model Contributed by Museum
  43. Hands Across the Sea Postcard Hands Across the Sea Postcard Contributed by Museum
  44. Early Subbuteo figure Early Subbuteo figure Contributed by Museum
  45.  Anti-Semitic advert on envelope Anti-Semitic advert on envelope Contributed by Museum
  46. Washi - Japanese paper Washi - Japanese paper Contributed by Museum
  47. The Book of Roger The Book of Roger Contributed by Museum
  48. Duke of Wellington's map of Waterloo Duke of Wellington's map of Waterloo Contributed by Museum
  49. General Gordon's Last Letter General Gordon's Last Letter Contributed by Museum
  50. Subscription book Subscription book Contributed by Museum