Category Archives: Object of the month

Enigma Machine

E is for Enigma Machine

One of the most widely known coding machines …

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Tin of Pure Dried Eggs

D is for Dried Eggs

Before the war, much of Britain’s food was …

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Clothing coupon

C is for Clothing Coupon

On Sunday 1st June 1941 it was announced …

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Ship’s bell from HMS Egilsay in War Memorial Gallery

B is for Bell

Ship’s bell from HMS Egilsay in War Memorial …

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ARP helmet

A is for ARP

The government set up a national ARP organisation, …

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QA Nurses Cape

  Please note, this artefact is no longer …

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September Object of the Month

Our September object of the month is this …

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August Object of the Month

1940’s Swimsuit. To coincide with our new display …

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Pure dried eggs tin

Tin of Dried Eggs

Dried eggs first became available in 1942 to …

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Turquoise Knitted Sweater

Hand knitted sweater owned and worn by Marilyn …

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