List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Location / UK / 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. Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Contributed by Museum
  4. Felinfoel Brewery beer can Felinfoel Brewery beer can Contributed by Museum
  5. Bomb Disposal Poster from 1942 Bomb Disposal Poster from 1942 Contributed by Individual
  6. Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book Contributed by Individual
  7. Test tube with early Penicillin Test tube with early Penicillin Contributed by Individual
  8. Marmalade cutter Marmalade cutter Contributed by Individual
  9. Drinking water vessel from Lifeboat Drinking water vessel from Lifeboat Contributed by Individual
  10. Small useful cupboard Small useful cupboard Contributed by Individual
  11. A small Davy Lamp A small Davy Lamp Contributed by Individual
  12. Fire Axe from the first Queen Elizabeth Fire Axe from the first Queen Elizabeth Contributed by Individual
  13. Stop watch Stop watch Contributed by Individual
  14. Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Contributed by Individual
  15. Wooden Toy Spitfire 1940 Wooden Toy Spitfire 1940 Contributed by Individual
  16. Ruskin Vase Ruskin Vase Contributed by Museum
  17. D-Day Map D-Day Map Contributed by Individual
  18. Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb Contributed by Individual
  19. Scout Log of a trip to Europe in 1939 Scout Log of a trip to Europe in 1939 Contributed by Individual
  20. Travel Communion Set Travel Communion Set Contributed by Individual
  21. Dinnington Colliery pit lamp Dinnington Colliery pit lamp Contributed by Individual
  22. A book signed by  Maurice Cornforth A book signed by Maurice Cornforth Contributed by Individual
  23. Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Contributed by Individual
  24. Sadler's Wells theatre programme, 1931 Sadler's Wells theatre programme, 1931 Contributed by Museum
  25. Murphy A4 Radio Murphy A4 Radio Contributed by Museum
  26. 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon Contributed by Individual
  27. Club Miners Fortnight Badge Club Miners Fortnight Badge Contributed by Individual
  28. A.R.P First Aid Kit A.R.P First Aid Kit Contributed by Individual
  29. Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Contributed by Individual
  30. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Contributed by Individual
  31. Replica Of Newcomen Atmospheric Engine Replica Of Newcomen Atmospheric Engine Contributed by Individual
  32. Duckling in an Egg Duckling in an Egg Contributed by Individual
  33. 'Cat's Whisker' radio device 'Cat's Whisker' radio device Contributed by Individual
  34. Tin boat toy Tin boat toy Contributed by Individual
  35. A Clock made from bits of a spitfire A Clock made from bits of a spitfire Contributed by Individual
  36. RAF Gold Caterpillar Tie RAF Gold Caterpillar Tie Contributed by Individual
  37. Lady’s Side Saddle Lady’s Side Saddle Contributed by Individual
  38. 3D Stars (Pin Cushions) 3D Stars (Pin Cushions) Contributed by Individual
  39. Toy steam engines Toy steam engines Contributed by Individual
  40. Hawker Hurricane Propellor Gear Unit Hawker Hurricane Propellor Gear Unit Contributed by Individual
  41. World War 2 Mobile VAD badge World War 2 Mobile VAD badge Contributed by Individual
  42. Goblin teasmade Goblin teasmade Contributed by Individual
  43. Padstow's Obby Oss Padstow's Obby Oss Contributed by Museum
  44. Plus Adder (Adding machine) Plus Adder (Adding machine) Contributed by Individual
  45. Canadian 'Sweetheart' Badge Canadian 'Sweetheart' Badge Contributed by Individual
  46. 1948 London Olympics Torch 1948 London Olympics Torch Contributed by Museum
  47. steam locomotive 'Duchess of Sutherland' steam locomotive 'Duchess of Sutherland' Contributed by Museum
  48.   Lyons, aluminium, loose tea measure Lyons, aluminium, loose tea measure Contributed by Individual
  49. Cat's Eyes Cat's Eyes Contributed by Museum
  50. Cloured polyethelene toy Cloured polyethelene toy Contributed by Individual

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