List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Science & Technology / 1925 - 1950

  1. Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Contributed by Museum
  2. Royal typewriter Royal typewriter Contributed by Individual
  3. Test tube with early Penicillin Test tube with early Penicillin Contributed by Individual
  4. A CURTA  high precision calculator A CURTA high precision calculator Contributed by Individual
  5. Stop watch Stop watch Contributed by Individual
  6. Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Contributed by Individual
  7. Murphy A4 Radio Murphy A4 Radio Contributed by Museum
  8. 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon Contributed by Individual
  9. Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Contributed by Individual
  10. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Contributed by Individual
  11. Replica Of Newcomen Atmospheric Engine Replica Of Newcomen Atmospheric Engine Contributed by Individual
  12. 'Cat's Whisker' radio device 'Cat's Whisker' radio device Contributed by Individual
  13. Toy steam engines Toy steam engines Contributed by Individual
  14. Toy Clockwork Train from Germany Toy Clockwork Train from Germany Contributed by Individual
  15. Goblin teasmade Goblin teasmade Contributed by Individual
  16. Velcro Fastener Velcro Fastener Contributed by Individual
  17. 1948 London Olympics Torch 1948 London Olympics Torch Contributed by Museum
  18. steam locomotive 'Duchess of Sutherland' steam locomotive 'Duchess of Sutherland' Contributed by Museum
  19. Herschel's telescope, Herschel Museum Herschel's telescope, Herschel Museum Contributed by Individual
  20. Cat's Eyes Cat's Eyes Contributed by Museum
  21. Cloured polyethelene toy Cloured polyethelene toy Contributed by Individual
  22. Leach wheel Leach wheel Contributed by Museum
  23. Oliver Philpot's Compass Oliver Philpot's Compass Contributed by Museum
  24. Enigma machine Enigma machine Contributed by Museum
  25. An signed photograph of Albert Einstein An signed photograph of Albert Einstein Contributed by Individual
  26. Self-portrait photograph of Olive Edis Self-portrait photograph of Olive Edis Contributed by Museum
  27. No 2 Folding Autographic Brownie Camera No 2 Folding Autographic Brownie Camera Contributed by Individual
  28. Automobile book Automobile book Contributed by Individual
  29. rolling rule from cruiser Prinz Eugen rolling rule from cruiser Prinz Eugen Contributed by Individual
  30. Windscreen projector (head up display) Windscreen projector (head up display) Contributed by Individual
  31. Jet engine designed by Frank Whittle Jet engine designed by Frank Whittle Contributed by Individual
  32.  Handbook of Brit Birds : Harry Witherby Handbook of Brit Birds : Harry Witherby Contributed by Individual
  33. Miner’s lamp made from spent cartridge Miner’s lamp made from spent cartridge Contributed by Individual
  34. pocket watch pocket watch Contributed by Individual
  35. DAVY MINER'S LAMP DAVY MINER'S LAMP Contributed by Individual
  36. Box Brownie Camera Box Brownie Camera Contributed by Museum
  37. Portable Typewriter Portable Typewriter Contributed by Museum
  38. Piece of Agricultural Machinery Piece of Agricultural Machinery Contributed by Individual
  39. Gas Lighter Gadget Gas Lighter Gadget Contributed by Individual
  40. Box Brownie Camera Box Brownie Camera Contributed by Individual
  41. Reflected Light Measurement Reflected Light Measurement Contributed by Individual
  42. Freud's Chair Freud's Chair Contributed by Museum
  43. The AVO Multimeter The AVO Multimeter Contributed by Individual
  44. WW2 Radar CV56 Magnetron WW2 Radar CV56 Magnetron Contributed by Individual
  45. Murphy Radio Murphy Radio Contributed by Individual
  46. Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale Contributed by Individual
  47. Part of guidance vane: last UK V2 rocket Part of guidance vane: last UK V2 rocket Contributed by Individual
  48. Doctor's Bag Doctor's Bag Contributed by Individual
  49. Fordson Model 'N' Tractor Fordson Model 'N' Tractor Contributed by Museum
  50. Barometer Barometer Contributed by Individual

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