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Land Speed Record Car - 1960 Bluebird Proteus CN7

Land Speed Record Car - 1960 Bluebird Proteus CN7

Key dates

  • 1960: Bluebird Proteus CN7 built
  • 17 July 1964 00:00:01 GMT: World Land Speed Record set, Lake Eyre, Utah
  • 19 March 1987 09:00:00 GMT: Bluebird Proteus CN7 arrives at Beaulieu museum to be part of collection

1959 Douglas Vespa 152/L2

1959 Douglas Vespa 152/L2

Key dates

  • 1959: Douglas Vespa 152/L2 made

1933 Morris Mobile Grocery Shop

1933 Morris Mobile Grocery Shop

Key dates

  • 1933: Morris Mobile Grocery Shop

At Last You Know - Shell Promotional Valentines Card

At Last You Know - Shell Promotional Valentines Card

Key dates

  • 1953: At Last You Know - Shell Promotional Valentine's Card date created

1959 Austin Mini Seven

1959 Austin Mini Seven

Key dates

  • 1959: Austin Mini Seven made

The Royal Caravan

The Royal Caravan

Key dates

  • 1953: The Royal Caravan built

The New Vauxhall Light Six Sales Brochure

The New Vauxhall Light Six Sales Brochure

Key dates

  • 1934: Vauxhall Light Six Sales Brochure made

1909 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

1909 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

Key dates

  • 1909: Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost made
  • 1924: Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost rebuilt as a hearse

The Wakefield Trophy

The Wakefield Trophy

Key dates

  • 1929: The Wakefield Trophy made

Chrysis Mascot

Chrysis Mascot

Key dates

  • 1931: The Chrysis Flying Lady Mascot first produced

Thunderbirds FAB1

Thunderbirds FAB1

Key dates

  • 1992: Thunderbirds FAB1 toy made

Frost’s Penny Farthing

Frost’s Penny Farthing

Key dates

  • 1891: F.D. Frost's Penny farthing was made
  • 1891: F.D. Frost won a 100 mile race on his penny farthing
  • 1898: F.D Frost won cycling's National Championship race

Medieval moot horn

Medieval moot horn

Key dates

  • 1175 - 1225: Winchester moot horn made in this period
  • 1381: Winchester moot horn siezed by rebels
  • 1998: Replica of the Winchester moot horn made

Foster's tobacconist shop

Foster's tobacconist shop

Key dates

  • 1833: Thomas Foster born, in Ireland
  • 1871: Foster's shop opened
  • 1871 - 1978: Foster's shop open and trading
  • 1935: Stanley Cobb inherited Foster's shop
  • 1978: Stanley Cobb, shopkeeper, died
  • 1980: Foster's shop rebuilt in Winchester City Museum

Neanderthal handaxe

Neanderthal handaxe

Key dates

  • 180000 BC - 40000 BC: Middle Palaeolithic handaxe made during this period
  • 30000 BC: Neanderthals were extinct by about this time

1903 De Dion Bouton Model Q

1903 De Dion Bouton Model Q

Key dates

  • 1903: De Dion Bouton Model Q built
  • 1909: Dorothy Levitt published ‘The Woman and the Car’

Ermine collar and muff

Ermine collar and muff

Key dates

  • 1903: Ermine Collar & Muff made

1914 Royal Enfield Motorcycle

1914 Royal Enfield Motorcycle

Key dates

  • 1914: Royal Enfield Motorcycle made

Walrus ivory panel

Walrus ivory panel

Key dates

  • 951 - 1000: Walrus ivory panel made during this period

King Alfred silver penny

King Alfred silver penny

Key dates

  • 875 - 885: King Alfred silver penny was made

Christmas tree

Christmas tree

Key dates

  • 1955: Pifco Christmas tree purchased
  • 1955 - 1999: Pifco Christmas tree used by a Winchester family

Sedan Chair from First Hospital

Sedan Chair from First Hospital

Key dates

  • 1775 - 1825: Sedan chair used to transport patients to hospital during this period
  • 1903: Sedan chair given to Winchester Museums

Deckchair from the Olympic

Deckchair from the Olympic

Key dates

  • 1911: Deckchair made in about
  • 1911: The Olympic started service
  • 1935: The Olympic was scrapped
  • May 1911: The Titanic was launched at Belfast
  • 1913: The Britannic was built in Belfast
  • 1914: The Britannic was launched
  • 21 November 1916 09:00:00 GMT: The Britannic was sunk by a mine

Oak book

Oak book

Key dates

  • 1300: Oak book made (about)

Mourning bonnet

Mourning bonnet

Key dates

  • 1880: Mourning bonnet was made about this date

Motor accident at Alresford Road, 1938

Motor accident at Alresford Road, 1938

Key dates

  • August 10 1938 09:00:00 GMT: Motor accident photographed by Francis Blake Heathcote Wride
  • 1955: Winchester photographer Francis Blake Heathcote Wride died
  • 1921: Photographer Francis Blake Heathcote Wride trades at 4 Jewry Street, Winchester
  • 1892: Photographer Francis Blake Heathcote Wride was born in Southampton

‘Karma Chameleon’ singing phone

‘Karma Chameleon’ singing phone

Key dates

  • 2002: 'Karma Chameleon' phone made
  • 1983: Single 'Karma Chameleon' was 'Number One' in the UK music charts for six weeks

Nubian statue of Taharqa

Nubian statue of Taharqa

Key dates

  • 690 BC - 664 BC: Statue of Pharaoh Taharqa made

Saintonge jug

Saintonge jug

Key dates

  • 1275 - 1300: Saintonge jug made in this period

Saxon pendant

Saxon pendant

Key dates

  • 650: Saxon pendant made (about)
  • 700: Date of Saxon cemetery under St Marys Stadium (about)
  • 1998 - 2000: Archaeological excavations prior to the building of St Marys Stadium
  • 2001: St Marys Football Stadium opened

Stoneware hot water bottle

Stoneware hot water bottle

Key dates

  • 1809: William Bourne founded the Denby Pottery

First Train through Micheldever Station

First Train through Micheldever Station

Key dates

  • 11 May 1840 09:00:00 GMT: Richard Baigent painted 'The First Passenger Train from London to Southampton at Micheldever Station'.
  • 1799: Artist Richard Baigent was born
  • 1881: Artist Richard Baigent died
  • 1831: Richard Baigent was elected Freeman of the City of Winchester
  • 1834: The London & Southampton Railway bill became an Act of Parliament
  • 1824: Richard Baigent was appointed drawing master at Winchester College
  • 10 June 1839 09:00:00 GMT: The London to Basingstoke section of the London to Southampton Railway was completed
  • 1820: Artists Richard Livesay and Richard Baigent moved to Winchester about this time

Sidney Sedunary's pocket watch

Sidney Sedunary's pocket watch

Key dates

  • April 10 1912 09:00:00 GMT: The Titanic set sail from Southampton on her maiden voyage.
  • April 14 1912 23:40:00 GMT: The Titanic struck an iceberg and sank
  • April 4 1912 09:00:00 GMT: Sidney Sedunary signed up as steward on the Titanic
  • 1887: Sidney Sedunary, steward on the Titanic,  was born

Dodo Bones

Dodo Bones

Key dates

  • 1865: Dodo bones discovered in Mauritius

Bottle vase

Bottle vase

Key dates

  • 2006: Bottle vase made by Ursula Morley Price

83-93 High Street, Winchester, about 1885

83-93 High Street, Winchester, about 1885

Key dates

  • 1885: Photograph of 83-93 High Street, Winchester taken

Palaeolithic handaxe

Palaeolithic handaxe

Key dates

  • 700000 BC - 100000 BC: Palaeolithic handaxe made in this period

1898 Wedding Cake

1898 Wedding Cake

Key dates

  • 1898: Wedding cake made

Queen Mary ship model

Queen Mary ship model

Key dates

  • May 27 1936 09:00:00 GMT: The Queen Mary's maiden voyage from Southampton
  • August 30 1939 09:00:00 GMT: The Queen Mary's final peacetime voyage prior to the outbreak of war
  • March 1940: The Queen Mary was enlisted as a troopship during World War II
  • July 1947: The Queen Mary returned to commercial service after World War II
  • October 31 1967 09:00:00 GMT: The Queen Mary's final commercial voyage from Southampton
  • 1934: The Queen Mary was launched

Seamen’s record card

Seamen’s record card

Key dates

  • 27 July 1883 09:00:00 GMT: Seaman Walter John Williams was born in Southampton
  • 1918 - 1920: Period covered by Walter John Williams Seamen's record card

Hayling Island Swamp Cat

Hayling Island Swamp Cat

Key dates

  • 1988: Swamp cat killed on Hayling Island

Saxton’s Map of Hampshire, 1575

Saxton’s Map of Hampshire, 1575

Key dates

  • 1575: Christopher Saxton published the first County map of Hampshire
  • 1579: Christopher Saxton published his Atlas of England and Wales

Roman Hare Brooch

Roman Hare Brooch

Key dates

  • 101 - 200: Roman hare brooch made during this period
  • 1574: Sir Edward Horsey restocked the Isle of Wight with hares

Upton Enclosure Map, 1735

Upton Enclosure Map, 1735

Key dates

  • 1735: Upton Enclosure map made

Mammoth Tusk

Mammoth Tusk

Key dates

  • 18000 BC - 18001 BC: Mammoth roaming Hampshire in about this date

Queen Victoria Memorial Unveiling, August 1903

Queen Victoria Memorial Unveiling, August 1903

Key dates

  • 1903: Unveiling of the Queen Victoria Memorial
  • 1901: Queen Victoria died on the Isle of Wight

Winchester High Street looking east, about 1903

Winchester High Street looking east, about 1903

Key dates

  • 1903: W T Green photograph taken of High Street, Winchester

The Selborne Cup

The Selborne Cup

Key dates

  • 150: Selbourne Cup made mid 2nd century AD
  • 1867: Selbourne Cup discovered
  • 1975: Selbourne Cup sold at auction
  • 1983: Selbourne Cup acquired by Hampshire County Museums Service

Iron Age coin hoard

Iron Age coin hoard

Key dates

  • 50 BC: Iron Age coin hoard buried (about)

Virgin and Child Ivory

Virgin and Child Ivory

Key dates

  • 1300 - 1325: Virgin and Child Ivory made in this period
  • 1922: Virgin and Child Ivory excavated
  • 1927: Ivory exhibited at the Society of Antiquaries in London,
  • June 1 1934 09:00:00: Ivory offered for sale at Sothebys
  • June 1996: Virgin and Child Ivory restored before sale
  • July 1996: Ivory purchased by Hampshire County Council Museums Service

Newport Borough Minutes Doodles

Newport Borough Minutes Doodles

Key dates

  • 1961: Newport Borough Minutes Doodles

Dinosaur vertebra

Dinosaur vertebra

Key dates

  • 1978: Dinosaur remains of Neovenator discovered

Betty White's Jacket

Betty White's Jacket

Key dates

  • 1944: Betty White collected military badges for her jacket

Handwriting copy book

Handwriting copy book

Key dates

  • 1872: Handwriting copy book used

Map of Osborne Farm, 1734

Map of Osborne Farm, 1734

Key dates

  • 1734: Map of Osborne Farm made
  • 1845: Osborne Estate sold to Queen Victoria
  • 1705: Blachford Family acquired the Osborne Estate

Portrait of Giuseppe Garibaldi

Portrait of Giuseppe Garibaldi

Key dates

  • 1864: Portrait of Garibaldi painted
  • 1882: Giuseppe Garibaldi died
  • 1807: Giuseppe Garibaldi born
  • 1864: Garibaldi visited the Isle of Wight

Half Sovereign of Henry VIII

Half Sovereign of Henry VIII

Key dates

  • 1545: Gold half sovereign of Henry VIII issued

Blockmaking machine

Blockmaking machine

Key dates

  • 1805: Blockmaking machine made in
  • 1769: Marc Isambard Brunel born
  • 1806: Isambard Kingdom Brunel born in Portsmouth

The First Winchester Charter

The First Winchester Charter

Key dates

  • 1155: The First Winchester Charter given by Henry II (about)

Burial records of a rich man and a pauper widow

Burial records of a rich man and a pauper widow

Key dates

  • 1790 - 1791: Burial records of a rich man and pauper widow at St Cross

Jack Fane's Home Movies, 1930s

Jack Fane's Home Movies, 1930s

Key dates

  • 1935: Jack Fane's 1930's home movies at Steventon

New Forest Ponies, 1989

New Forest Ponies, 1989

Key dates

  • 1989: Country Ways film about Beaulieu Heath was shown

Scenes around Winchester, 1964

Scenes around Winchester, 1964

Key dates

  • 1964: Film made of Winchester street scenes

Jane Austen's 'Marriage Records'

Jane Austen's 'Marriage Records'

Key dates

  • 1775: Jane Austen born in Steventon, Hampshire
  • 1817: Jane Austen died in Winchester

Little Giant Steam Wagon 1915

Little Giant Steam Wagon 1915

Key dates

  • 1924: Little Giant Steam Wagon 1915 made
  • 1930: Little Giant Steam Wagon 1915 was retired

Model of Paddle Steamer Ryde

Model of Paddle Steamer Ryde

Key dates

  • 1937: Paddle steamer Ryde launched
  • 1969: Paddle steamer Ryde last operated as a ferry
  • 1808: First sea-going paddle steamer used in the United States
  • 1944: Paddle Steamer Ryde used to protect US troops at Omaha Beach on D-Day

Gun on Replica Carriage

Gun on Replica Carriage

Key dates

  • 1537: Demi culverin gun found on the Mary Rose made

The Ship's Bell

The Ship's Bell

Key dates

  • 1510: Mary Rose ship's bell made

Gun Being Raised

Gun Being Raised

Key dates

  • 1535: Gun found on The Mary Rose was made

The Mary Rose

The Mary Rose

Key dates

  • 1509 - 1511: The Mary Rose was built
  • July 19 1545 09:00:00 GMT: The Mary Rose sank
  • October 11 1982 09:00:00 GMT: The Mary Rose was raised

Compass of Thomas White, shipbuilder

Compass of Thomas White, shipbuilder

Key dates

  • 1981: White's Isle of Wight shipyard closed
  • 1802: White's shipbuilders established in Isle of Wight
  • 1905: Isle of Wight Motorist's Association first meeting

Holmes Mace, Newport Borough

Holmes Mace, Newport Borough

Key dates

  • 1776: The Holmes Mace was made

Photograph of Arthur Conan Doyle

Photograph of Arthur Conan Doyle

Key dates

  • 1882 - 1890: Arthur Conan Doyle lived in Portsmouth

Prime Minister James Callaghan's school memories

Prime Minister James Callaghan's school memories

Key dates

  • 1979: Radio Victory interview with James Callaghan

Housebuilding in Cosham, 1930s

Housebuilding in Cosham, 1930s

Key dates

  • 1935 (about): Housebuilding filmed at Cosham

Roman Hound

Roman Hound

Key dates

  • 300 - 400: Roman hound made during this period

Portrait of Charles Dickens

Portrait of Charles Dickens

Key dates

  • 1812: Charles Dickens born in Portsmouth
  • 1870: Portrait of Charles Dickens painted

Portrait of Ralph Lamb

Portrait of Ralph Lamb

Key dates

  • 1554: Portrait of Ralph Lamb painted
  • 1558: Ralph Lamb died, aged 40

Eliza Harding's application for an out-pension

Eliza Harding's application for an out-pension

Key dates

  • 1890: Eliza Harding applied for a pension to St Cross

Victory Snaps radio advert

Victory Snaps radio advert

Key dates

  • 1975: Radio Victory was launched
  • 1982: Radio Victory advert 'Victory Snaps'

Pedigree of the Philpot family

Pedigree of the Philpot family

Key dates

  • 1620: Pedigree of the Philpot family created

Couch belonging to Charles Dickens

Couch belonging to Charles Dickens

Key dates

  • 1870: Charles Dickens died at Gad's Hill in Kent

“Holidays at Home” Portsmouth booklet

“Holidays at Home” Portsmouth booklet

Key dates

  • 1943: Holidays at Home Portsmouth booklet made
  • 1942 - 1943: Holidays at Home Campaign

Open Top Bus - Leyland Titan TD4

Open Top Bus - Leyland Titan TD4

Key dates

  • 1934: Leyland Titan TD4 open top bus made
  • July 12 1935 09:00:00 GMT: Leyland titan TD4 open top bus brought into service
  • 1899: Portsmouth Corporation first provided public transport
  • 1919: Portsmouth Corporation started opreating buses
  • 1971: Leyland Titan TD4 open top bus ceased service

The Road from London to Southampton continued to Salisbury

The Road from London to Southampton continued to Salisbury

Key dates

  • 1757: Ribbon map published
  • 1740: Southampton became a Spa town

Second World War 'suitcase radio'

Second World War 'suitcase radio'

Key dates

  • 1940: Suitcase radio made about

Air raid siren

Air raid siren

Key dates

  • 1940: Air raid siren made in about

Black Dog Pub Sign

Black Dog Pub Sign

Key dates

  • 1899: Black Dog Pub Sign made
  • 1969: Black Dog pub demolished
  • 2002: Black Dog pub demolished

Sign for the Solent Garrison

Sign for the Solent Garrison

Key dates

  • 1961: The Solent Garrison at Portsmouth dissolved
  • 1665 - 1685: Sir Bernard de Gomme built fortifications in Portsmouth
  • 1897: Portsmouth City Museum built as Clarence Barracks

Dockyard Worker’s Bicycle

Dockyard Worker’s Bicycle

Key dates

  • 1946: Dockyard Worker’s Bicycle made
  • 1711: Portsmouth Dockyard had a workforce of 2000
  • 1495: World's first dry dock built at Portsmouth
  • 1540: Portsmouth given status Naval Dockyard
  • 1194: Construction of the first dockyard at Portsmouth

LCVP landing craft

LCVP landing craft

Key dates

  • 1944: LCVP landing craft built

Organ from St Mary’s Workhouse

Organ from St Mary’s Workhouse

Key dates

  • 1846: St Mary's Workhouse opened

Cream-coloured courser (Cursorius cursor)

Cream-coloured courser (Cursorius cursor)

Key dates

  • 1845: Cream-coloured courser shot

Holiday Souvenir Sun Hat

Holiday Souvenir Sun Hat

Key dates

  • 1937: Souvenir Sun Hat purchased at Hayling Island

Watching Fish at Corhampton

Watching Fish at Corhampton

Key dates

  • 1925: William Brunell Photograph at Corhampton (about)

Detachable Car Snack Tray

Detachable Car Snack Tray

Key dates

  • 1960: Detachable Car Snack Tray made (about)

Crested China Charabanc

Crested China Charabanc

Key dates

  • 1918 - 1924: Porcelain Charabanc was made

‘A grand day out’ at the Lido in Southampton

‘A grand day out’ at the Lido in Southampton

Key dates

  • 1854

    Major renovation to Southampton Lido

    - 1892

    Southampton Lido was closed

    : Southampton Lido built

Soda Stall

Soda Stall

Key dates

  • 1926: Pennylick ice creams were banned
  •  1929: Soda stall made

Half Plate Camera

Half Plate Camera

Key dates

  • 1901: Charles Herbert Marshall opened his first photographic studio

Poster for a Summer Excursion to Bournemouth

Poster for a Summer Excursion to Bournemouth

Key dates

  •  1885: Poster for summer excursion was made
  • June 18 1885: Summer excursion from Basingstoke to Bournemouth
  • 1841: Basingstoke British Schools established

Deptford Rum Vat Builder’s Model

Deptford Rum Vat Builder’s Model

Key dates

  • 1687: Daily rum ration for sailors in the British Navy began
  • 1970: Daily rum ration for sailors in the British navy abolished
  • 1900: 32 vats of rum at Deptford docks

Holidays at Home Fair and Lord George Sanger's Circus

Holidays at Home Fair and Lord George Sanger's Circus

Key dates

  • 1945: Holidays at Home Fair and Circus, Southampton
  • 2008: Showmen’s Guild dedicated a memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.

1925 Shell Poster

1925 Shell Poster

Key dates

  • 1925: Shell See Britain First poster designed

Royal Navy Officer’s Pith Helmet

Royal Navy Officer’s Pith Helmet

Key dates

  • 1939 - 1945: Pith helmet was made in about
  • 1948: Pith helmet abolished for active use by the British Army

Scallop shell pilgrim’s badge

Scallop shell pilgrim’s badge

Key dates

  • 1964 - 1965: Scallop shell pilgrim badge excavated
  • 1250 - 1275: Scallop shell pilgrim badge dates from this time

A Memento of Winchester

A Memento of Winchester

Key dates

  • 1887 - 1914: Mrs Yalden owned a souvenir china shop
  • 1844: Emily Yalden born in Bentworth

Statue of a Goddess

Statue of a Goddess

Key dates

  • 350 BC: Goddess statue made
  • 1785:  Goddess statue acquired by Sir Richard Worsley
  • 1787: Goddess statue brought to Appuldurcombe House

“Ally Sloper” novelty clay pipe

“Ally Sloper” novelty clay pipe

Key dates

  • 1867: Ally Sloper created by Charles Ross
  • 1884: Ally Sloper gets his own comic

Southampton, Octobre 10, 1930

Southampton, Octobre 10, 1930

Key dates

  • 1930: Film of Southampton made

Say 'Cheese' Kodak Brownie camera

Say 'Cheese' Kodak Brownie camera

Key dates

  • 1915 - 1926: Kodak Brownie camera manufactured

Roman bronze lock plate

Roman bronze lock plate

Key dates

  • 200 - 300: Roman lockplate made about

Roman wall painting of a peacock

Roman wall painting of a peacock

Key dates

  • 300: Roman wall painting of a peacock made about

Whale on a beach

Whale on a beach

Key dates

  • 1924

    : Whale on an Isle of Wight beach

Masthead crest of HMS Tiptoe

Masthead crest of HMS Tiptoe

Key dates

  • 1944: HMS Tiptoe was launched
  • 1969: HMS Tiptoe was decommissioned

Victorian Painted Truncheon

Victorian Painted Truncheon

Key dates

  • 1829: Formation of the Metropolitan Police, the first organised policing force.
  • 1855:  Formation of the Military Mounted Police

Illicit Distillery

Illicit Distillery

Key dates

  • 1948: Illicit Distillery found in Displaced Persons Camp

Ceremonial sword presented to Charles Austen

Ceremonial sword presented to Charles Austen

Key dates

  • 1827: Sword presented to Charles Austen

Jane Austen’s Writing Table

Jane Austen’s Writing Table

Key dates

  • 1811 - 1817: Jane Austen wrote her novels at her writing table
  • 1949: Writing table came back to Jane Austen’s house

Martha Lloyd’s recipe book

Martha Lloyd’s recipe book

Key dates

  • 1809: The Austen women moved to Chawton

Jane Austen patchwork quilt

Jane Austen patchwork quilt

Key dates

  • 1810 - 1817: Jane Austen patchwork quilt made

Stork flag flown by HMS United

Stork flag flown by HMS United

Key dates

  • 1943: Stork flag flown on HMS United

Black Market Printing Press

Black Market Printing Press

Key dates

  • 1943 - 1945: Black Market Printing Press in use

Leather “Boot” Water Bottle

Leather “Boot” Water Bottle

Key dates

  • September 13 1882: The Battle of Tel El Kebir
  • 1882: The Formation of the Military Foot Police in Cairo

BSA M20 Motorcycle

BSA M20 Motorcycle

Key dates

  • 1939: BSA M20 starts service with British Army Outbreak of WWII
  • 1939-45: BSA M20 used throughout WWII in all theatres
  • 1964: Last BSA M20 bike ever made donated to Royal Military Police Museum.

Topaz crosses belonging to Jane and Cassandra Austen

Topaz crosses belonging to Jane and Cassandra Austen

Key dates

  • 1801: Topaz crosses presented to Jane and Cassandra Austen

PDSA Dickin Medal awarded to Tich

PDSA Dickin Medal awarded to Tich

Key dates

  • 1943: PDSA Dickin medal introduced
  • 1941 - 1945: Tich served with 1st King’s Royal Rifle Corps in N. Africa and Italy
  • 1949: Tich was awarded the PDSA Dicken medal.
  • 1959: ‘Tich’ died
  • 1959: The medal was donated to The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum.

Totem pole from submarine HMS Totem

Totem pole from submarine HMS Totem

Key dates

  • 1950 - 1959: Totem pole carved for HMS Totem
  • 1945: First Totem pole carved for HMS Totem

King FRED from the ICE

King FRED from the ICE

Key dates

  • 2011: King Fred Penguin specimen found in Antarctica

The first book printed on Antarctica

The first book printed on Antarctica

Key dates

  • 1908 - 1909: Nimrod Expedition to Antarctica led by Ernest Shackleton
  • 1909: First book printed in Antarctica

Bellow Pipes of the Highland Company of 1st Battalion 95th Rifles

Bellow Pipes of the Highland Company of 1st Battalion 95th Rifles

Key dates

  • 1802: The 95th Rifle Regiment formed
  • 1808 - 1811: The 95th Rifle Regiment fought in the Peninsular War

Napoleon’s Teapoy

Napoleon’s Teapoy

Key dates

  • 1815: Teapoy made for Napoleon
  • 1821: Napoleon died and his items dispersed

Frank Moore – A Model of a Coal Tank Engine

Frank Moore – A Model of a Coal Tank Engine

Key dates

  • 1945: Rifleman Frank Moore killed in action
  • 2008: Frank Moore loco donated to Rifles Museum

Norman Tableman

Norman Tableman

Key dates

  • 1150 - 1199: Walrus ivory tableman made
  • 1732: Ivory tableman found down a well

Jolly Roger flag of HMS Statesman

Jolly Roger flag of HMS Statesman

Key dates

  • 1944 - 1945: Jolly Roger flag made for HMS Statesman

Nightcap belonging to King Charles I

Nightcap belonging to King Charles I

Key dates

  • 1649: Execution of King Charles I

Chamber Organ

Chamber Organ

Key dates

  • 1592: Chamber organ possibly made
  • 1602: Chamber organ possibly made
  • 1900: Chamber organ exhibited at the Crystal Palace
  • 1937: Chamber organ presented to Princess Beatrice

Sand Picture

Sand Picture

Key dates

  • 1854: Sand Picture made

Victorian case of Central American birds

Victorian case of Central American birds

Key dates

  • 1872: Frank Oates collected bird specimens in Central America

Natural History of Selborne - Gilbert White’s original manuscript

Natural History of Selborne - Gilbert White’s original manuscript

Key dates

  • 1720: Gilbert White was born in Selborne, Hampshire
  • 1789: Publication of The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne
  • 1793: Gilbert White dies at The Wakes, Selborne, aged 72

Tasker’s ‘Economic’ steam engine

Tasker’s ‘Economic’ steam engine

Key dates

  • 1905: Tasker’s ‘Economic’ steam engine built
  • 1972: Tasker collection came to Hampshire County Council Museums Service
  • 1926: Taskers made their very last steam engine
  • 1813: Taskers was founded in Abbotts Ann
  • 1983: The Waterloo Ironworks closed
  • 1891: The 'Economic' class engine introduced by Tasker and Sons

Roman floor tile with handprint

Roman floor tile with handprint

Key dates

  • 300: Roman floor tile with handprint made about

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