Revolutionary Objects

Eagle standard of the French 105th Regiment captured at Waterloo. Copyright National Army Museum.
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

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Anti-slavery sugar bowl

Revolutionary Collection: Anti-slavery sugar bowl

One of the ways British people tried to challenge slavery, was to stop buying sugar.

a painitng of a man lying in bed with a laurel wreath around his head

Dents and Diseases - Napoleon's Health

Mick Crumplin's latest blog is a 'wee synopsis' of Bonaparte's wounds and health.

a photo of a wood clapperboard building with porch veranda and gravestones out front

Unique Napoleonic chapel saved from ruin

An unusual Georgian Chapel which began life as part of a Napoleonic era barracks has been restored in Surrey

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