List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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  1. Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sinclair ZX Spectrum Contributed by Individual
  2. Horse drawn hearse Horse drawn hearse Contributed by Individual
  3. Pre-historic hand-axe 700,000 years old Pre-historic hand-axe 700,000 years old Contributed by Museum
  4. Singer Sewing Machine Singer Sewing Machine Contributed by Individual
  5. Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Contributed by Individual
  6. Tremayne wine bottle Tremayne wine bottle Contributed by Museum
  7. A.R.P First Aid Kit A.R.P First Aid Kit Contributed by Individual
  8. Six bells Memorial hymn sheet Six bells Memorial hymn sheet Contributed by Individual
  9. Replica Of Newcomen Atmospheric Engine Replica Of Newcomen Atmospheric Engine Contributed by Individual
  10. 'Cat's Whisker' radio device 'Cat's Whisker' radio device Contributed by Individual
  11. Horseshoe 14th century Horseshoe 14th century Contributed by Individual
  12. Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Contributed by Individual
  13. Olduvai handaxe Olduvai handaxe Contributed by The British Museum
  14. Newspaper hailing Calder Hall's opening Newspaper hailing Calder Hall's opening Contributed by Museum
  15. Marcus du Sautoy's Board Game Marcus du Sautoy's Board Game Contributed by Individual
  16. Postcards from the trenches Postcards from the trenches Contributed by Individual
  17. Napoleonic cannon Napoleonic cannon Contributed by Museum
  18. Mamod minor 2 Mamod minor 2 Contributed by Individual
  19. Toy steam engines Toy steam engines Contributed by Individual
  20. Honorouble Discharge Certificate - WWI Honorouble Discharge Certificate - WWI Contributed by Individual
  21. Collapsible Bicycle Collapsible Bicycle Contributed by Museum
  22. Ocean Coal War Service Certificate Ocean Coal War Service Certificate Contributed by Individual
  23. Jack Foggo trip to America 1928 age 14 Jack Foggo trip to America 1928 age 14 Contributed by Individual
  24. World War 2 Mobile VAD badge World War 2 Mobile VAD badge Contributed by Individual
  25. Industrial Robot Industrial Robot Contributed by Museum
  26. Florence's brass buttonhook Florence's brass buttonhook Contributed by Individual
  27. Hand powered, steel rotary oil press Hand powered, steel rotary oil press Contributed by Individual
  28. Mark I Raleigh Chopper Bicycle Mark I Raleigh Chopper Bicycle Contributed by Museum
  29. Suffolk Woodsman's Prayer Book and Diary Suffolk Woodsman's Prayer Book and Diary Contributed by Individual
  30. Marx Mechanical Toy Train (1950s) Marx Mechanical Toy Train (1950s) Contributed by Individual
  31. Toy Clockwork Train from Germany Toy Clockwork Train from Germany Contributed by Individual
  32. Piece of the Berlin Wall Piece of the Berlin Wall Contributed by Individual
  33. Goblin teasmade Goblin teasmade Contributed by Individual
  34. Heathcote's Patent Lace Machine Model Heathcote's Patent Lace Machine Model Contributed by Museum
  35. Padstow's Obby Oss Padstow's Obby Oss Contributed by Museum
  36. Missionary collection box Missionary collection box Contributed by Museum
  37. Osborne1: Early portable computer Osborne1: Early portable computer Contributed by Individual
  38. Velcro Fastener Velcro Fastener Contributed by Individual
  39. 1960 Box of Clothes Dyes 1960 Box of Clothes Dyes Contributed by Individual
  40. Clock from bombardment of Hartlepools Clock from bombardment of Hartlepools Contributed by Museum
  41. Sedan Chair - Assembly Rooms Sedan Chair - Assembly Rooms Contributed by Individual
  42. Dress of Queen Victoria, Fashion Museum Dress of Queen Victoria, Fashion Museum Contributed by Individual
  43. Native American Arrow Heads Native American Arrow Heads Contributed by Individual
  44. Dress Dress Contributed by Museum
  45. Wild Goat style jug Wild Goat style jug Contributed by Museum
  46. Draft World War I Peace Treaty Draft World War I Peace Treaty Contributed by Museum
  47. Coalmining Gus and Crook Coalmining Gus and Crook Contributed by Museum
  48. Printing Press Printing Press Contributed by Museum
  49. Cat's Eyes Cat's Eyes Contributed by Museum
  50. Slate Slate Contributed by Museum

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