Revolutionary Objects

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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.

Textile sample books

Revolutionary Collection: Textile Sample Books

These sample books offer an insight into the booming textile industry between 1769 and 1851.

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Our Revolutionary Animation Competition for Schools

Enter our animation competition for schools and colleges exploring the Age of Revolution.

The Age of Revolution Timeline

Journey through 70 years of extraordinary, people, ideas, events and fascinating objects with the Age of Revolution timeline.