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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1925 - 1950

  1. Olympic Torch from 1948 London Olympics Olympic Torch from 1948 London Olympics Contributed by Museum
  2. YZ bird matchstriker YZ bird matchstriker Contributed by Individual
  3. Red Cross butter tin from Colditz Castle Red Cross butter tin from Colditz Castle Contributed by Individual
  4. Polish Cooking Pot journeyed to Scotland Polish Cooking Pot journeyed to Scotland Contributed by Individual
  5. Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Contributed by Museum
  6. My Father's Rice Box My Father's Rice Box Contributed by Individual
  7. Royal typewriter Royal typewriter Contributed by Individual
  8. Felinfoel Brewery beer can Felinfoel Brewery beer can Contributed by Museum
  9. Bomb Disposal Poster from 1942 Bomb Disposal Poster from 1942 Contributed by Individual
  10. Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book Contributed by Individual
  11. Test tube with early Penicillin Test tube with early Penicillin Contributed by Individual
  12. Marmalade cutter Marmalade cutter Contributed by Individual
  13. Drinking water vessel from Lifeboat Drinking water vessel from Lifeboat Contributed by Individual
  14. A CURTA  high precision calculator A CURTA high precision calculator Contributed by Individual
  15. Small useful cupboard Small useful cupboard Contributed by Individual
  16. Bronze Shield from Northern Rhodesia Bronze Shield from Northern Rhodesia Contributed by Individual
  17. A Japanese flag from Burma in WW2 A Japanese flag from Burma in WW2 Contributed by Individual
  18. A small Davy Lamp A small Davy Lamp Contributed by Individual
  19. Fire Axe from the first Queen Elizabeth Fire Axe from the first Queen Elizabeth Contributed by Individual
  20. a postcard from Theresienstadt 1944 a postcard from Theresienstadt 1944 Contributed by Individual
  21. Stop watch Stop watch Contributed by Individual
  22. Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Contributed by Individual
  23. Eritrean Pipe Eritrean Pipe Contributed by Individual
  24. British India coin smallest denomination British India coin smallest denomination Contributed by Individual
  25. Hiroshima Jam Jar Hiroshima Jam Jar Contributed by Individual
  26. Unopened letter to the Russian Front '43 Unopened letter to the Russian Front '43 Contributed by Individual
  27. souvenir programme from changi prison souvenir programme from changi prison Contributed by Individual
  28. Wooden Toy Spitfire 1940 Wooden Toy Spitfire 1940 Contributed by Individual
  29. Ruskin Vase Ruskin Vase Contributed by Museum
  30. D-Day Map D-Day Map Contributed by Individual
  31. Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb Contributed by Individual
  32. Scout Log of a trip to Europe in 1939 Scout Log of a trip to Europe in 1939 Contributed by Individual
  33. Aircraft Logbook Aircraft Logbook Contributed by Individual
  34. Travel Communion Set Travel Communion Set Contributed by Individual
  35. Blanket Blanket Contributed by Individual
  36. A type writer for the people. A type writer for the people. Contributed by Individual
  37. Dinnington Colliery pit lamp Dinnington Colliery pit lamp Contributed by Individual
  38. A book signed by  Maurice Cornforth A book signed by Maurice Cornforth Contributed by Individual
  39. Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Contributed by Individual
  40. Dan Snow's piece of shrapnel Dan Snow's piece of shrapnel Contributed by Individual
  41. Sadler's Wells theatre programme, 1931 Sadler's Wells theatre programme, 1931 Contributed by Museum
  42. Murphy A4 Radio Murphy A4 Radio Contributed by Museum
  43. 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon Contributed by Individual
  44. Colonial era carving, Nigeria Colonial era carving, Nigeria Contributed by Individual
  45. Club Miners Fortnight Badge Club Miners Fortnight Badge Contributed by Individual
  46. A.R.P First Aid Kit A.R.P First Aid Kit Contributed by Individual
  47. Highly decorated Arab Chest Highly decorated Arab Chest Contributed by Individual
  48. NSU HK 101 Kettenkrad (Kuninchen) NSU HK 101 Kettenkrad (Kuninchen) Contributed by Individual
  49. Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Contributed by Individual
  50. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Contributed by Individual

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