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Artefact Collection

Background imageArtefact Collection: Battle of Waterloo map J020089

Battle of Waterloo map J020089
WALMER CASTLE, Kent. " Battle of Waterloo &c" map " Exhibiting the Situation of the Armies on the 16th, 17th & 18th of June 1815"

Background imageArtefact Collection: Map of the world with annotations by Darwin J970111

Map of the world with annotations by Darwin J970111
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. A map of the World with annotations by Charles Darwin

Background imageArtefact Collection: Bronze age arrow head J930088

Bronze age arrow head J930088
ANCIENT MONUMENTS LABORATORY. Early Bronze Age Conygar Hill type barbed and tanged arrow head found at Irthlingborough

Background imageArtefact Collection: Lindisfarne Priory Stone J880193

Lindisfarne Priory Stone J880193
LINDISFARNE PRIORY, Holy Island, Northumberland. Viking stone. 9th century grave marker with seven warriors carved into the surface

Background imageArtefact Collection: On the Origin of Species K970323

On the Origin of Species K970323
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Title page of " On the Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin

Background imageArtefact Collection: Invitation K970521

Invitation K970521
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Invitation to Westminster Abbey on April 26th 1882. Charles Darwin died on 19th April 1882. He was buried next to the renowned scientist Sir John Herschel

Background imageArtefact Collection: Beetle display case J970134

Beetle display case J970134
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Beetle display case

Background imageArtefact Collection: Charles Darwins notebook N020023

Charles Darwins notebook N020023
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Two pages of text from one of Charles Darwins note books from the " Beagle" voyage

Background imageArtefact Collection: Darwins Microscope J970114

Darwins Microscope J970114
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Microscope

Background imageArtefact Collection: Darwins Compass J970126

Darwins Compass J970126
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Compass in box used by Charles Darwin on the Beagle

Background imageArtefact Collection: Lindisfarne Priory Stone J880194

Lindisfarne Priory Stone J880194
LINDISFARNE PRIORY, Holy Island, Northumberland. The reverse of a 9th century Viking grave marker. Possibly referring to the Day of Judgement, Domesday

Background imageArtefact Collection: The Corbridge Lion N080064

The Corbridge Lion N080064
CORBRIDGE ROMAN TOWN, Northumberland. Museum objects: Stone carving. The Corbridge Lion. hadrian

Background imageArtefact Collection: Roman gaming board J970223

Roman gaming board J970223
CORBRIDGE ROMAN TOWN, Northumberland. A gaming board with dice and counters. hadrian

Background imageArtefact Collection: Bronze Age pottery N980006

Bronze Age pottery N980006
BRONZE AGE BRITAIN. Group of Late Bronze Age pots. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageArtefact Collection: Duke of Wellingtons batons K040689

Duke of Wellingtons batons K040689
APSLEY HOUSE, London. View of ten of the Duke of Wellingtons batons

Background imageArtefact Collection: Battle instructions written by the Duke of Wellington K050231

Battle instructions written by the Duke of Wellington K050231
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Battle instructions written by the Duke of Wellington

Background imageArtefact Collection: Replica of the Corbridge Lanx N081012

Replica of the Corbridge Lanx N081012
CORBRIDGE Roman Town Museum, Northumberland. Replica of the Corbridge Lanx. Rectangular Roman silver platter depicting Apollo, Artemis and Athena

Background imageArtefact Collection: Anglo-Saxon grave marker J910076

Anglo-Saxon grave marker J910076
LINDISFARNE PRIORY, Northumberland. Grave marker or name stone commemorating one Osgyth c.700. Anglo Saxon

Background imageArtefact Collection: Roman gemstone K910213

Roman gemstone K910213
LULLINGSTONE ROMAN VILLA, Kent. Cornelian intaglio depicting Victory writing on a shield

Background imageArtefact Collection: Pill boxes used by Darwin for collecting specimens J970120

Pill boxes used by Darwin for collecting specimens J970120
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Pill boxes used by Darwin for collecting specimens

Background imageArtefact Collection: Postcard from Charles Darwin to A R Wallace K970337

Postcard from Charles Darwin to A R Wallace K970337
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Postcard from Charles Darwin to Alfred Russel Wallace (who put foward a theory of transmutation very similar to Darwins own)

Background imageArtefact Collection: Postcard from Charles Darwin to A R Wallace K960212

Postcard from Charles Darwin to A R Wallace K960212
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Postcard from Charles Darwin to Alfred Russel Wallace (who put foward a theory of transmutation very similar to Darwins own)

Background imageArtefact Collection: Charles Darwins notebook N020035

Charles Darwins notebook N020035
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Front cover of one of Charles Darwins notebooks from the " Beagle " voyage

Background imageArtefact Collection: Charles Darwins notebook N020033

Charles Darwins notebook N020033
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Front cover of one of Charles Darwins notebooks from the " Beagle " voyage

Background imageArtefact Collection: Darwins Beagle Diary K990368

Darwins Beagle Diary K990368
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Charles Darwins journal. Also known as the Beagle Diary. June 1834 pages 460-461

Background imageArtefact Collection: Darwins Telescope J970128

Darwins Telescope J970128
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Telescope and case. Inscribed " This Telescope was used by Charles Darwin during his voyage in the Beagle"

Background imageArtefact Collection: On the Origin of Species K970334

On the Origin of Species K970334
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Spine of " On the Origin of Species " by Charles Darwin

Background imageArtefact Collection: Das Kapital K030651

Das Kapital K030651
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Frontispiece of Darwins copy of " Das Kapital " with a dedication from Karl Marx

Background imageArtefact Collection: Compass with Darwin signature J970123

Compass with Darwin signature J970123
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. A gold compass with the signature " C Darwin "

Background imageArtefact Collection: The Old Study, Down House N080408

The Old Study, Down House N080408
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Interior view of the Old Study. View of Darwins microscope in front of his shelf and draws

Background imageArtefact Collection: Box containing beetles J970133

Box containing beetles J970133
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Box containing beetles and beetle fragments

Background imageArtefact Collection: The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin K970312

The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin K970312
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Title page of " The Descent of Man" Vol II, by Charles Darwin

Background imageArtefact Collection: Darwins study at Down House J030068

Darwins study at Down House J030068
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Interior view. The Old Study

Background imageArtefact Collection: Wedgwood pendant K010303

Wedgwood pendant K010303
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, Hampstead, London. Anti-slavery pendant bearing the words Am I not a man and a brother

Background imageArtefact Collection: Stair slide made by Darwin for his children N080595

Stair slide made by Darwin for his children N080595
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Interior view. The stair slide made by Charles Darwin for his family

Background imageArtefact Collection: Ceramic tile, Castle Acre Priory K971194

Ceramic tile, Castle Acre Priory K971194
CASTLE ACRE PRIORY, Norfolk. A decorative ceramic tile bearing the name Thomas, a prior at Castle Acre Priory during the second half of the 14th century

Background imageArtefact Collection: Roman building tools N100179

Roman building tools N100179
HADRIANs WALL. Roman building tools. Top left to right - masons hammer, plumb bob. Bottom left to right - slaters hammer and chisel

Background imageArtefact Collection: Stone carving of Sol N080063

Stone carving of Sol N080063
CORBRIDGE ROMAN TOWN, Northumberland. Museum objects: stone relief of Sol from Temple of Jupiter Dolichenus. hadrian

Background imageArtefact Collection: Williamson F24 camera DP325351

Williamson F24 camera DP325351
Handheld aerial camera used by Harold Wingham - Williamson F24. History of aerial photography

Background imageArtefact Collection: Skeleton clock J900343

Skeleton clock J900343
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. Skeleton clock by John Joseph MERLIN, 1776

Background imageArtefact Collection: Jasper intaglio, Aldborough Roman Town K940047

Jasper intaglio, Aldborough Roman Town K940047
ALDBOROUGH ROMAN TOWN, North Yorkshire. Jasper intaglio depicting a hare in a chariot being pulled by a cock

Background imageArtefact Collection: Boulle and ormolu bracket clock N110230

Boulle and ormolu bracket clock N110230
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Boulle and ormolu bracket clock

Background imageArtefact Collection: Ice pail depicting a Highlander with Spanish militia N081111

Ice pail depicting a Highlander with Spanish militia N081111
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Ice pail from the Duke of Wellingtons Prussian Service, made in Berlin 1817-19. This was a gift to the Duke from the King of Prussia

Background imageArtefact Collection: Urn showing Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo N080953

Urn showing Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo N080953
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Large urn from the Duke of Wellingtons Prussian Service, made in Berlin 1817-19. This was a gift to the Duke from the King of Prussia

Background imageArtefact Collection: Roman hub cap K870175

Roman hub cap K870175
LULLINGSTONE ROMAN VILLA, Kent. Bronze wheel hub-cap, decorated with head of lion, found in Room 8

Background imageArtefact Collection: Lindisfarne Viking stone J870085

Lindisfarne Viking stone J870085
LINDISFARNE PRIORY, Northumberland. Viking stone. A 10th century carved cross-shaft of the kind that would have stood on the cross base now in the north transept

Background imageArtefact Collection: Pistol J970130

Pistol J970130
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Double-barrelled pistol. Taken on the Beagle voyage

Background imageArtefact Collection: Cleeve Abbey floor tile N080022

Cleeve Abbey floor tile N080022
CLEEVE ABBEY, Somerset. Floor tiles - Saladin



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