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Our collection of over 40,000 objects tells the story of the borough throughout the past 15,000 years. The collection consists of a wide range of material including archaeology, art, costume, geology, natural history, numismatics, photography and social history.

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Check out some of our most recent objects below.

Compact Mirror

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Ethel Harting's watercolours

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Oval Gold Locket

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Robert Taylor Pritchett sketch

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Fanny Kemble's Apocrypha

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The Duchess' Pet

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Silk Brocade Pompadour Shoes

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The Duchess of York's Dog Collar

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National Registration Act card

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White Suede Gloves

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Surgical Spectacles

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Tudor Ointment Jar

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