List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Science & Technology / 1950 - 1975

  1. Slide Rule Slide Rule Contributed by Individual
  2. Sputnik 1, first journey into space. Sputnik 1, first journey into space. Contributed by Individual
  3. Miners safety lamp Miners safety lamp Contributed by Individual
  4. Tin ingots - Melton Works, Humberside Tin ingots - Melton Works, Humberside Contributed by Individual
  5. Embryo incubator for first IVF baby Embryo incubator for first IVF baby Contributed by Individual
  6. H bomb Christmas Island official booklet H bomb Christmas Island official booklet Contributed by Individual
  7. ICT 1301 computer ICT 1301 computer Contributed by Individual
  8. Circuit Breaker 275 kV - 15,000 MVA 1/64 Circuit Breaker 275 kV - 15,000 MVA 1/64 Contributed by Individual
  9. Autographs of the astronauts Autographs of the astronauts Contributed by Individual
  10. Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Contributed by Individual
  11. Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Contributed by Individual
  12. Newspaper hailing Calder Hall's opening Newspaper hailing Calder Hall's opening Contributed by Museum
  13. Gendron Wheelchair Gendron Wheelchair Contributed by Individual
  14. Hand powered, steel rotary oil press Hand powered, steel rotary oil press Contributed by Individual
  15. Marx Mechanical Toy Train (1950s) Marx Mechanical Toy Train (1950s) Contributed by Individual
  16. Davenport bone china dessert plate Davenport bone china dessert plate Contributed by Museum
  17. Sash Window, Building of Bath Collection Sash Window, Building of Bath Collection Contributed by Individual
  18. City of Bath Model - BOBC City of Bath Model - BOBC Contributed by Individual
  19. Pears soap Pears soap Contributed by Museum
  20. Cockcroft-Walton voltage multiplier Cockcroft-Walton voltage multiplier Contributed by Museum
  21. Typewriter Typewriter Contributed by Individual
  22. Yashica 35W camera Yashica 35W camera Contributed by Individual
  23. First hand-held battery calculator First hand-held battery calculator Contributed by Individual
  24. HAL 9000 - 2001 - A SPACE ODYSSEY HAL 9000 - 2001 - A SPACE ODYSSEY Contributed by Individual
  25. First Commercial Transistor First Commercial Transistor Contributed by Individual
  26. Mark 3 Martin-Baker Ejection Seat Mark 3 Martin-Baker Ejection Seat Contributed by Museum
  27. Early ATM Card (Cashcard) Early ATM Card (Cashcard) Contributed by Individual
  28. SRN-1 Hovercraft: Control Rubber-Grip SRN-1 Hovercraft: Control Rubber-Grip Contributed by Individual
  29. computer program on punched cards computer program on punched cards Contributed by Individual
  30. Myford lathe Myford lathe Contributed by Individual
  31. Astrolabe Astrolabe Contributed by Individual
  32. A 2001 Lenticular A 2001 Lenticular Contributed by Individual
  33. the transistor the transistor Contributed by Individual
  34. Short mercury delay tube Short mercury delay tube Contributed by Individual
  35. Clockwork robot Clockwork robot Contributed by Individual
  36. Pocket Power Station Pocket Power Station Contributed by Museum
  37. Bakelite Bush Television Set Bakelite Bush Television Set Contributed by Individual
  38. Commemorative plaque Commemorative plaque Contributed by Individual
  39. Slide ruler Slide ruler Contributed by Individual
  40. Duraflex camera Duraflex camera Contributed by Individual
  41. Philips Stella 22RB212/22Z Philips Stella 22RB212/22Z Contributed by Individual
  42. Murphy 'Acoustic Deluxe' Television Murphy 'Acoustic Deluxe' Television Contributed by Museum
  43. Apprentice box- de Havilland Apprentice box- de Havilland Contributed by Museum
  44. Westland - Sikorsky Dragonfly Westland - Sikorsky Dragonfly Contributed by Museum
  45. English Electric Lightning English Electric Lightning Contributed by Museum
  46. The Cayley Glider The Cayley Glider Contributed by Museum
  47. HAL 9000 from 2001 - A Space Odyssey HAL 9000 from 2001 - A Space Odyssey Contributed by Individual
  48. Chemical Balance Chemical Balance Contributed by Individual
  49. Paperweight - 1st Motorway Paperweight - 1st Motorway Contributed by Individual
  50. Ships Bell Rope Ships Bell Rope Contributed by Individual

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