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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  1. A piece of a computer A piece of a computer Contributed by Individual
  2. Hand carved American prisoner of war box Hand carved American prisoner of war box Contributed by Individual
  3. 30s O/S 1 InchMap Ellis Martin cover art 30s O/S 1 InchMap Ellis Martin cover art Contributed by Individual
  4. Anne Swithinbank's Book about Kew Anne Swithinbank's Book about Kew Contributed by Individual
  5. Chris Beardshaw's Lawn Mower Chris Beardshaw's Lawn Mower Contributed by Individual
  6. Pippa Greenwood's Lawn Shears Pippa Greenwood's Lawn Shears Contributed by Individual
  7. Matthew Biggs' Mattock Matthew Biggs' Mattock Contributed by Individual
  8. Matthew Wilson's Plastic Plant Pots Matthew Wilson's Plastic Plant Pots Contributed by Individual
  9. Eric Robson's Allen Scythe Eric Robson's Allen Scythe Contributed by Individual
  10. Cecil Sharp's 3-hole pipe Cecil Sharp's 3-hole pipe Contributed by Individual
  11. Navigator/Observer's Flying Log Book Navigator/Observer's Flying Log Book Contributed by Individual
  12. Silver Snuffbox from Siege of Lucknow Silver Snuffbox from Siege of Lucknow Contributed by Individual
  13. Russian  revolutionary plate Russian revolutionary plate Contributed by The British Museum
  14. Suffragette-defaced penny Suffragette-defaced penny Contributed by The British Museum
  15. A Wooden Horse and Cart A Wooden Horse and Cart Contributed by Individual
  16. Sudanese slit drum Sudanese slit drum Contributed by The British Museum
  17. Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Contributed by The British Museum
  18. Early Victorian tea set Early Victorian tea set Contributed by The British Museum
  19. Jade bi Jade bi Contributed by The British Museum
  20. Australian bark shield Australian bark shield Contributed by The British Museum
  21. Hawaiian feather helmet Hawaiian feather helmet Contributed by The British Museum
  22. Akan drum Akan drum Contributed by The British Museum
  23. Shadow puppet of Bima Shadow puppet of Bima Contributed by The British Museum
  24. Shi'a religious parade standard Shi'a religious parade standard Contributed by The British Museum
  25. Pieces of eight Pieces of eight Contributed by The British Museum
  26. Kakiemon elephants Kakiemon elephants Contributed by The British Museum
  27. Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Contributed by The British Museum
  28. The mechanical galleon The mechanical galleon Contributed by The British Museum
  29. Durer's 'Rhinoceros' Durer's 'Rhinoceros' Contributed by The British Museum
  30. Jade dragon cup Jade dragon cup Contributed by The British Museum
  31. Inca gold llama Inca gold llama Contributed by The British Museum
  32. Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Contributed by The British Museum
  33. Ming banknote Ming banknote Contributed by The British Museum
  34. Menu Card, Fox Films 1st dinner 8/7/16 Menu Card, Fox Films 1st dinner 8/7/16 Contributed by Individual
  35. iron horseshoe iron horseshoe Contributed by Individual
  36. Beaker Basket ornaments Leicestershire Beaker Basket ornaments Leicestershire Contributed by Museum
  37. A women's suffrage meeting programme A women's suffrage meeting programme Contributed by Individual
  38. Pressed Glass - Carnival Pressed Glass - Carnival Contributed by Individual
  39. My Uncle's World War Two Wrist Watch My Uncle's World War Two Wrist Watch Contributed by Individual
  40. Snakeskin shoes Snakeskin shoes Contributed by Individual
  41. Small porcelain figure of dog Small porcelain figure of dog Contributed by Individual
  42.  Renaissance Lute 6 Course Renaissance Lute 6 Course Contributed by Individual
  43. A carving for Christmas A carving for Christmas Contributed by Museum
  44. Pharmaceuticals devices beginning 1900 Pharmaceuticals devices beginning 1900 Contributed by Individual
  45. A Lithuanian 120-year-old rolling pin A Lithuanian 120-year-old rolling pin Contributed by Individual
  46. Mahogany games table Mahogany games table Contributed by Museum
  47. Air movement order - Burma 1945 Air movement order - Burma 1945 Contributed by Individual
  48. RMS Queen Mary teaspoon RMS Queen Mary teaspoon Contributed by Individual
  49. Mercury Stick Barometer Mercury Stick Barometer Contributed by Individual
  50. A Japanese Soldier's Death Drawing A Japanese Soldier's Death Drawing Contributed by Individual

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