List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Communication / BBC Area / England - London

  1. Transistor Radio with Earpiece Transistor Radio with Earpiece Contributed by Individual
  2. Eire clay pipe found in Eskimo Alaska  Eire clay pipe found in Eskimo Alaska Contributed by Individual
  3. Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Contributed by Individual
  4. Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Contributed by Individual
  5. Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Contributed by Individual
  6. Letter from George Frideric Handel Letter from George Frideric Handel Contributed by Museum
  7. Reformation centenary broadsheet Reformation centenary broadsheet Contributed by The British Museum
  8. Inuit Snow Knife or Pana Inuit Snow Knife or Pana Contributed by Individual
  9. Boatswain's Call Boatswain's Call Contributed by Individual
  10. Mao Zedong's Little Red Book in Chinese Mao Zedong's Little Red Book in Chinese Contributed by Individual
  11. Underground logo with Johnston lettering Underground logo with Johnston lettering Contributed by Museum
  12. Portuguese school book Portuguese school book Contributed by Individual
  13. Frozen River Thames Print Frozen River Thames Print Contributed by Individual
  14. Mexican codex map Mexican codex map Contributed by The British Museum
  15. Notice of prisoner of war (Japanese) Notice of prisoner of war (Japanese) Contributed by Individual
  16. Parchment letter of farewell Parchment letter of farewell Contributed by Individual
  17. Murphy Radio Murphy Radio Contributed by Individual
  18. Anne Swithinbank's Book about Kew Anne Swithinbank's Book about Kew Contributed by Individual
  19. Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Contributed by The British Museum
  20. Jade bi Jade bi Contributed by The British Museum
  21. Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Contributed by The British Museum
  22. Ming banknote Ming banknote Contributed by The British Museum
  23. Caricatural postcards Caricatural postcards Contributed by Individual
  24. Collection of family objects Collection of family objects Contributed by Individual
  25. Postcards Postcards Contributed by Individual
  26. Postal letter scales Postal letter scales Contributed by Individual
  27. The Barnsbury Book of Hints and Maxims The Barnsbury Book of Hints and Maxims Contributed by Museum
  28. Ink wells Ink wells Contributed by Individual
  29. Washi - Japanese paper Washi - Japanese paper Contributed by Museum
  30. Chinese Zhou ritual vessel Chinese Zhou ritual vessel Contributed by The British Museum
  31. Big Ben Microphone Big Ben Microphone Contributed by Individual
  32. Blattnerphone Blattnerphone Contributed by Individual
  33. Lip Microphone Lip Microphone Contributed by Individual
  34. King Edward VIII Microphone King Edward VIII Microphone Contributed by Individual
  35. BBC Crystal Set BBC Crystal Set Contributed by Individual
  36. AXBT Microphone AXBT Microphone Contributed by Individual
  37. Rhind Mathematical Papyrus Rhind Mathematical Papyrus Contributed by The British Museum
  38. Flood Tablet Flood Tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  39. Early writing tablet Early writing tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  40. Indus seal Indus seal Contributed by The British Museum
  41. King Den's sandal label King Den's sandal label Contributed by The British Museum
  42. HAL 9000 from 2001 - A Space Odyssey HAL 9000 from 2001 - A Space Odyssey Contributed by Individual
  43. Arabian bronze hand Arabian bronze hand Contributed by The British Museum
  44. Printer's composing stick Printer's composing stick Contributed by Individual
  45. Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone Contributed by The British Museum
  46. Pillar of Ashoka Pillar of Ashoka Contributed by The British Museum
  47. Rebecca Front's 1930's Wireless Rebecca Front's 1930's Wireless Contributed by Individual
  48. Quentin Cooper's Daily Mail poster Quentin Cooper's Daily Mail poster Contributed by Individual
  49. Peter White's Perkins Brailler Peter White's Perkins Brailler Contributed by Individual
  50. Miriam Elia's Pencil Sharpener Miriam Elia's Pencil Sharpener Contributed by Individual

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