List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Communication / 1800 - 1900

  1. Darwin's Beagle Specimen Notebooks Darwin's Beagle Specimen Notebooks Contributed by Museum
  2. Transatlantic Telegraph Cable 1866 Transatlantic Telegraph Cable 1866 Contributed by Individual
  3. Brewster 3D photograph viewer Brewster 3D photograph viewer Contributed by Individual
  4. National Telephone Directory c1894 National Telephone Directory c1894 Contributed by Individual
  5. Eire clay pipe found in Eskimo Alaska  Eire clay pipe found in Eskimo Alaska Contributed by Individual
  6. Suffolk Woodsman's Prayer Book and Diary Suffolk Woodsman's Prayer Book and Diary Contributed by Individual
  7. Two Penny Mulready Envelope Two Penny Mulready Envelope Contributed by Individual
  8. Letter Written by 7th Cavalry Member Letter Written by 7th Cavalry Member Contributed by Individual
  9. Printing Press Printing Press Contributed by Museum
  10. Peterloo Massacre Handkerchief Peterloo Massacre Handkerchief Contributed by Museum
  11. A Section of the Transatlantic cable A Section of the Transatlantic cable Contributed by Museum
  12. The Balaklava Bugle The Balaklava Bugle Contributed by Museum
  13. Packet mail bag Packet mail bag Contributed by Museum
  14. Steam locomotive Steam locomotive Contributed by Museum
  15. Spratt's diary Spratt's diary Contributed by Museum
  16. Shamrock barge Shamrock barge Contributed by Museum
  17. Letter from Queen Victoria Letter from Queen Victoria Contributed by Individual
  18. Family Seal Family Seal Contributed by Individual
  19. The camera The camera Contributed by Individual
  20. A Brass Bell A Brass Bell Contributed by Individual
  21. aneroid barometer aneroid barometer Contributed by Individual
  22. Zeiss Folding Camera Zeiss Folding Camera Contributed by Individual
  23. china cup china cup Contributed by Individual
  24. Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Contributed by The British Museum
  25. Copy of The Armagh Guardian, 1891 Copy of The Armagh Guardian, 1891 Contributed by Individual
  26. Collection of family objects Collection of family objects Contributed by Individual
  27. Ink wells Ink wells Contributed by Individual
  28. Washi - Japanese paper Washi - Japanese paper Contributed by Museum
  29. Railway timetable Railway timetable Contributed by Individual
  30. Daily text book Daily text book Contributed by Individual
  31. Painter's day book Painter's day book Contributed by Individual
  32. Valentine cards Valentine cards Contributed by Individual
  33. White starline post bag White starline post bag Contributed by Individual
  34. Commemorative medal Commemorative medal Contributed by Individual
  35. Atlantic Telegraph Cable 1865 Atlantic Telegraph Cable 1865 Contributed by Individual
  36. P R Magazine Vols. 2, 5 & 9 P R Magazine Vols. 2, 5 & 9 Contributed by Individual
  37. Three books Three books Contributed by Individual
  38. Ring seals Ring seals Contributed by Individual
  39. History of Furness Vol II History of Furness Vol II Contributed by Individual
  40. Coaching horn Coaching horn Contributed by Individual
  41. Post office scales Post office scales Contributed by Individual
  42. Cravat worn by the poet John Clare Cravat worn by the poet John Clare Contributed by Museum
  43. Death of Nelson newspaper report Death of Nelson newspaper report Contributed by Individual
  44. Times newspaper - Battle of Waterloo Times newspaper - Battle of Waterloo Contributed by Individual
  45. Miniature books Miniature books Contributed by Individual
  46. Kitchener 1882 map of Cyprus Kitchener 1882 map of Cyprus Contributed by Individual
  47. Mighty cast iron warehouse wheel Mighty cast iron warehouse wheel Contributed by Individual
  48. Reading’s Bayeux Tapestry Reading’s Bayeux Tapestry Contributed by Museum
  49. Discovery telescope Discovery telescope Contributed by Museum
  50. Vocabulary book Vocabulary book Contributed by Museum

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