List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Communication / 1925 - 1950

  1. Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Contributed by Museum
  2. Unopened letter to the Russian Front '43 Unopened letter to the Russian Front '43 Contributed by Individual
  3. A type writer for the people. A type writer for the people. Contributed by Individual
  4. Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Contributed by Individual
  5. 'Cat's Whisker' radio device 'Cat's Whisker' radio device Contributed by Individual
  6. Model of Palmer’s First Mailcoach Model of Palmer’s First Mailcoach Contributed by Individual
  7. copy of letter from W. Joyce 2 Nov. 1945 copy of letter from W. Joyce 2 Nov. 1945 Contributed by Individual
  8. Enigma machine Enigma machine Contributed by Museum
  9. Carbon paper for typewriters Carbon paper for typewriters Contributed by Individual
  10. Eisteddfod Chair Eisteddfod Chair Contributed by Museum
  11. Boatswain's Call Boatswain's Call Contributed by Individual
  12. Underground logo with Johnston lettering Underground logo with Johnston lettering Contributed by Museum
  13. Self-portrait photograph of Olive Edis Self-portrait photograph of Olive Edis Contributed by Museum
  14. Stip Master 35mm Projector Stip Master 35mm Projector Contributed by Individual
  15. Cable of World War Two German surrender Cable of World War Two German surrender Contributed by Individual
  16. A world war 1 post card story A world war 1 post card story Contributed by Individual
  17. Suitcase with Elder Dempster label Suitcase with Elder Dempster label Contributed by Individual
  18. A  1934 French conscript souvenir book A 1934 French conscript souvenir book Contributed by Individual
  19. Portable Typewriter Portable Typewriter Contributed by Museum
  20. WW2 Last message parents to daughter. WW2 Last message parents to daughter. Contributed by Individual
  21. Notice of prisoner of war (Japanese) Notice of prisoner of war (Japanese) Contributed by Individual
  22. Nazi typewriter by Mars Buromaschinen Nazi typewriter by Mars Buromaschinen Contributed by Individual
  23. The AVO Multimeter The AVO Multimeter Contributed by Individual
  24. Murphy Radio Murphy Radio Contributed by Individual
  25. Navigator/Observer's Flying Log Book Navigator/Observer's Flying Log Book Contributed by Individual
  26. The Barnsbury Book of Hints and Maxims The Barnsbury Book of Hints and Maxims Contributed by Museum
  27. Blackboard with  writing from the war Blackboard with writing from the war Contributed by Individual
  28. Advertising poster Advertising poster Contributed by Individual
  29. Advertising poster Advertising poster Contributed by Individual
  30. Collection of WW2 documents Collection of WW2 documents Contributed by Individual
  31. Book of the road Book of the road Contributed by Individual
  32. Newspaper Cutting Newspaper Cutting Contributed by Individual
  33. Letter openers Letter openers Contributed by Individual
  34. Aerial K20 camera Aerial K20 camera Contributed by Individual
  35. World War II Escape Stairs World War II Escape Stairs Contributed by Museum
  36. Scrapbook Scrapbook Contributed by Individual
  37. Model of HM Telegraph Ship 'Monarch' Model of HM Telegraph Ship 'Monarch' Contributed by Museum
  38. Diary transcript Diary transcript Contributed by Individual
  39. Photo albums Photo albums Contributed by Individual
  40. Diaries Diaries Contributed by Individual
  41. Theatre memorabilia Theatre memorabilia Contributed by Individual
  42. Book of Nazi propaganda Book of Nazi propaganda Contributed by Individual
  43. Blattnerphone Blattnerphone Contributed by Individual
  44. Lip Microphone Lip Microphone Contributed by Individual
  45. King Edward VIII Microphone King Edward VIII Microphone Contributed by Individual
  46. AXBT Microphone AXBT Microphone Contributed by Individual
  47. 1940s War magazines 1940s War magazines Contributed by Individual
  48. Christian Herald History of the War news Christian Herald History of the War news Contributed by Individual
  49. Map case Map case Contributed by Individual
  50. Gilt ink well Gilt ink well Contributed by Individual

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