Revolutionary Objects

A portrait of a tall-ship being tugged into a harbour by a small steam ship at sunset.
Delve into our collection of artworks, objects and archive materials about events, people and ideas that shaped our modern world

Revolutionary Themes

Explore the Age of Revolution by theme - from war and the international order through social, cultural, political, economic and technological revolutions

About us - our project, team and partners

Find out about the people and organisations behind this web resource and our wider work.

Jacquard Loom

Revolutionary Collection: The Jacquard Loom

How the Jacquard Loom revolutionised the manufacturing of textiles.

an engraving of a Victorian gentleman with folded arms holding a rolled paper with the words Chartism written on it

Digitising documents from the Newport Chartist Uprising

This Welsh project has been digitising documents illuminating a bloody uprising in Newport in 1839.

University of Kent blog screenshot

The Age of Revolution Across the Web

How the Age of Revolution is being reported and blogged across the web.