Object of the month

  • Mousey Thompson bookends

    Our latest 'object of the month'.

  • Swan’s medals

    A dazzling display of medals.

  • Gallipoli maps

    Two sketch maps, part of an Officer’s notebook from the Gallipoli campaign of 1915.

  • Wartime Cookbook

    Elizabeth Craig’s ‘Cooking in war-time', published during the Second World War.

  • Photograph of Corporal Lyons

    A hand coloured photograph of Corporal John Lyons, the first Green Howard to be awarded the Victoria Cross.

  • Communist Fighter’s Vest

    A vest with embroidered characters, part of a uniform belonging to a Communist fighter.

  • Tank mask

    A First World War tank driver’s mask; part of our schools’ handling collection.