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.

Jeremiah Brandreth pot

Revolutionary Collection: Jeremiah Brandreth Pot

How Jeremiah Brandreth and two others lost their heads in a Derbyshire uprising.

a black and white photo of elderly people in Victorian clothes outside a cottage

The search for descendants of Peterloo

Researchers are trying to connect the people of the Peterloo Masacre with people of today.

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.