List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Material / Paper / 1700 - 1800

  1. 1793 £5 Note 1793 £5 Note Contributed by Museum
  2. Ralph Allen’s Postal Contract Ralph Allen’s Postal Contract Contributed by Individual
  3. Georgian Loveletter, 1 Royal Crescent Georgian Loveletter, 1 Royal Crescent Contributed by Individual
  4. Letter from George Frideric Handel Letter from George Frideric Handel Contributed by Museum
  5. Unique example of Charles Wesley's hymns Unique example of Charles Wesley's hymns Contributed by Museum
  6. Earliest surviving Scottish banknote Earliest surviving Scottish banknote Contributed by Museum
  7. The 'Brookes' slave ship model The 'Brookes' slave ship model Contributed by Museum
  8. A Dictionary of the English Language A Dictionary of the English Language Contributed by Museum
  9. Frozen River Thames Print Frozen River Thames Print Contributed by Individual
  10. Letter dated 1771 Letter dated 1771 Contributed by Individual
  11. Apprentice's Indenture, 1797 Apprentice's Indenture, 1797 Contributed by Individual
  12. The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street Contributed by Museum
  13. Papier Mache blotter Papier Mache blotter Contributed by Individual
  14. Borrowers Register, Innerpeffray Library Borrowers Register, Innerpeffray Library Contributed by Museum
  15. Recipe book Recipe book Contributed by Individual
  16. 18th Century Ships Compass 18th Century Ships Compass Contributed by Museum
  17. The Chinese Wallpaper The Chinese Wallpaper Contributed by Individual
  18. The Will of Sir Hans Sloane The Will of Sir Hans Sloane Contributed by Individual
  19. Japanese acupuncture meridian doll Japanese acupuncture meridian doll Contributed by Museum
  20. Leather bound 'family' music book Leather bound 'family' music book Contributed by Individual
  21. Painting of prison ship Napoleonic war  Painting of prison ship Napoleonic war Contributed by Individual
  22. The Works of Aristotle The Works of Aristotle Contributed by Individual
  23. Cookery book Cookery book Contributed by Individual
  24. Gulliver's Travels, first edition 1726 Gulliver's Travels, first edition 1726 Contributed by Museum
  25. Randall Burroughes' journal Randall Burroughes' journal Contributed by Individual
  26. Manuscript in Jane Austen's hand Manuscript in Jane Austen's hand Contributed by Museum
  27. Harrison precision pendulum-clock No. 2 Harrison precision pendulum-clock No. 2 Contributed by Museum
  28. The Resolution in a stream of pack-ice The Resolution in a stream of pack-ice Contributed by Museum
  29. Joseph Priestley's Chart of Biography Joseph Priestley's Chart of Biography Contributed by Individual
  30. Malcom Hall's Religious Treatise Malcom Hall's Religious Treatise Contributed by Individual
  31. First known  survey of land in Brighton First known survey of land in Brighton Contributed by Individual
  32. Bank Note from the French Revolution Bank Note from the French Revolution Contributed by Individual
  33. Family bible Family bible Contributed by Individual
  34. Burdett's Map Burdett's Map Contributed by Museum
  35. The Brooks slave ship drawing The Brooks slave ship drawing Contributed by Museum
  36. British History On The High Seas British History On The High Seas Contributed by Individual
  37. World's first printed Valentine's Card World's first printed Valentine's Card Contributed by Museum
  38. Page from a teenagers diary - 1785 Page from a teenagers diary - 1785 Contributed by Individual
  39. Thomas Tye's Account Book 1738-1783 Thomas Tye's Account Book 1738-1783 Contributed by Individual