List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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  1. Club Miners Fortnight Badge Club Miners Fortnight Badge Contributed by Individual
  2. A Tobacco Tin from WW1 A Tobacco Tin from WW1 Contributed by Individual
  3. Tremayne wine bottle Tremayne wine bottle Contributed by Museum
  4. Edwardian metamorphic child's highchair Edwardian metamorphic child's highchair Contributed by Individual
  5. A.R.P First Aid Kit A.R.P First Aid Kit Contributed by Individual
  6. Highly decorated Arab Chest Highly decorated Arab Chest Contributed by Individual
  7. Six bells Memorial hymn sheet Six bells Memorial hymn sheet Contributed by Individual
  8. NSU HK 101 Kettenkrad (Kuninchen) NSU HK 101 Kettenkrad (Kuninchen) Contributed by Individual
  9. Gold Hammered Coin - Louis XII Gold Hammered Coin - Louis XII Contributed by Individual
  10. Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Contributed by Individual
  11. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Contributed by Individual
  12. Chinese wedding cape Chinese wedding cape Contributed by Individual
  13. Replica Of Newcomen Atmospheric Engine Replica Of Newcomen Atmospheric Engine Contributed by Individual
  14. Duckling in an Egg Duckling in an Egg Contributed by Individual
  15. 'Cat's Whisker' radio device 'Cat's Whisker' radio device Contributed by Individual
  16. Tahitian mourner's costume Tahitian mourner's costume Contributed by Museum
  17. A license for a rickshaw A license for a rickshaw Contributed by Individual
  18. Horseshoe 14th century Horseshoe 14th century Contributed by Individual
  19. Tin boat toy Tin boat toy Contributed by Individual
  20. Red work sampler Red work sampler Contributed by Individual
  21. A Clock made from bits of a spitfire A Clock made from bits of a spitfire Contributed by Individual
  22. Field armour of Henry Wriothesley Field armour of Henry Wriothesley Contributed by Museum
  23. RAF Gold Caterpillar Tie RAF Gold Caterpillar Tie Contributed by Individual
  24. Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Contributed by Individual
  25. Olduvai handaxe Olduvai handaxe Contributed by The British Museum
  26. Newspaper hailing Calder Hall's opening Newspaper hailing Calder Hall's opening Contributed by Museum
  27. Papier mache bottle from Kashmir Papier mache bottle from Kashmir Contributed by Individual
  28. Negretti and Zambra Pocket Barometer Negretti and Zambra Pocket Barometer Contributed by Individual
  29. Lady’s Side Saddle Lady’s Side Saddle Contributed by Individual
  30. Marcus du Sautoy's Board Game Marcus du Sautoy's Board Game Contributed by Individual
  31. Possum Skin Jacket Possum Skin Jacket Contributed by Museum
  32. Postcards from the trenches Postcards from the trenches Contributed by Individual
  33. Icon Icon Contributed by Individual
  34. Napoleonic cannon Napoleonic cannon Contributed by Museum
  35. Reckitt Advertising Posters Reckitt Advertising Posters Contributed by Individual
  36. 3D Stars (Pin Cushions) 3D Stars (Pin Cushions) Contributed by Individual
  37. Etruscan votive bronze of the God Laran Etruscan votive bronze of the God Laran Contributed by Individual
  38. Enamel recruitment sign Edward VII Enamel recruitment sign Edward VII Contributed by Individual
  39. Silver Thimble Silver Thimble Contributed by Individual
  40. Mamod minor 2 Mamod minor 2 Contributed by Individual
  41. Toy steam engines Toy steam engines Contributed by Individual
  42. Chinese food coupon Chinese food coupon Contributed by Individual
  43. Scrimshaw - a Ship and a Mermaid Scrimshaw - a Ship and a Mermaid Contributed by Individual
  44. A flint hand axe A flint hand axe Contributed by Museum
  45. Honorouble Discharge Certificate - WWI Honorouble Discharge Certificate - WWI Contributed by Individual
  46. A Commemorative Mustard Tin A Commemorative Mustard Tin Contributed by Individual
  47. Two Silver Cigarette Cases Two Silver Cigarette Cases Contributed by Individual
  48. Collapsible Bicycle Collapsible Bicycle Contributed by Museum
  49. Statue of St Anthony & the Infant Jesus Statue of St Anthony & the Infant Jesus Contributed by Individual
  50. Coronation Sweet Tin Coronation Sweet Tin Contributed by Individual

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