List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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  1. Red Cross butter tin from Colditz Castle Red Cross butter tin from Colditz Castle Contributed by Individual
  2. Polish Cooking Pot journeyed to Scotland Polish Cooking Pot journeyed to Scotland Contributed by Individual
  3. Colt Dragoon Revolver Colt Dragoon Revolver Contributed by Individual
  4. First World War Christmas Tin First World War Christmas Tin Contributed by Individual
  5. My Mother's Suitcase My Mother's Suitcase Contributed by Individual
  6. Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Contributed by Museum
  7. My Father's Rice Box My Father's Rice Box Contributed by Individual
  8. Chocolates presented to troops NY 1900 Chocolates presented to troops NY 1900 Contributed by Individual
  9. A cannonball made of Wealden iron A cannonball made of Wealden iron Contributed by Individual
  10. A 1914-1918 war Entrenching Tool. A 1914-1918 war Entrenching Tool. Contributed by Individual
  11. Bomb Disposal Poster from 1942 Bomb Disposal Poster from 1942 Contributed by Individual
  12. 17.72in RML 100-ton gun gas check 17.72in RML 100-ton gun gas check Contributed by Individual
  13. Drinking water vessel from Lifeboat Drinking water vessel from Lifeboat Contributed by Individual
  14. Soviet 'peace dollar' Soviet 'peace dollar' Contributed by Individual
  15. H bomb Christmas Island official booklet H bomb Christmas Island official booklet Contributed by Individual
  16. SADDLER'S STOOL SADDLER'S STOOL Contributed by Individual
  17. Small useful cupboard Small useful cupboard Contributed by Individual
  18. A Japanese flag from Burma in WW2 A Japanese flag from Burma in WW2 Contributed by Individual
  19. a postcard from Theresienstadt 1944 a postcard from Theresienstadt 1944 Contributed by Individual
  20. Brass bell cast in Europe in 1650 Brass bell cast in Europe in 1650 Contributed by Individual
  21. Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Contributed by Individual
  22. Little Manual of the Russian Language Little Manual of the Russian Language Contributed by Individual
  23. Eritrean Pipe Eritrean Pipe Contributed by Individual
  24. Hiroshima Jam Jar Hiroshima Jam Jar Contributed by Individual
  25. Flint arrowhead Flint arrowhead Contributed by Individual
  26. souvenir programme from changi prison souvenir programme from changi prison Contributed by Individual
  27. Wooden Toy Spitfire 1940 Wooden Toy Spitfire 1940 Contributed by Individual
  28. D-Day Map D-Day Map Contributed by Individual
  29. Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb Contributed by Individual
  30. Scout Log of a trip to Europe in 1939 Scout Log of a trip to Europe in 1939 Contributed by Individual
  31. Gold and ruby salamander pendant Gold and ruby salamander pendant Contributed by Museum
  32. Poster proclaiming Irish Republic, 1916 Poster proclaiming Irish Republic, 1916 Contributed by Museum
  33. Vietnamese Boat Paddle and Bail Vietnamese Boat Paddle and Bail Contributed by Individual
  34. Aircraft Logbook Aircraft Logbook Contributed by Individual
  35. Travel Communion Set Travel Communion Set Contributed by Individual
  36. Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Contributed by Individual
  37. Cold War nursing badge Cold War nursing badge Contributed by Individual
  38. RUSSIA CONVOY WHITE ENSIGN RUSSIA CONVOY WHITE ENSIGN Contributed by Individual
  39. Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Contributed by Individual
  40. Dan Snow's piece of shrapnel Dan Snow's piece of shrapnel Contributed by Individual
  41. Fragment from Cuffley Airship crash, WW1 Fragment from Cuffley Airship crash, WW1 Contributed by Museum
  42. A Tobacco Tin from WW1 A Tobacco Tin from WW1 Contributed by Individual
  43. A.R.P First Aid Kit A.R.P First Aid Kit Contributed by Individual
  44. NSU HK 101 Kettenkrad (Kuninchen) NSU HK 101 Kettenkrad (Kuninchen) Contributed by Individual
  45. Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Contributed by Individual
  46. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Contributed by Individual
  47. 'Cat's Whisker' radio device 'Cat's Whisker' radio device Contributed by Individual
  48. A Clock made from bits of a spitfire A Clock made from bits of a spitfire Contributed by Individual
  49. Field armour of Henry Wriothesley Field armour of Henry Wriothesley Contributed by Museum
  50. RAF Gold Caterpillar Tie RAF Gold Caterpillar Tie Contributed by Individual

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