Early bell telephone and terminal panel, 1877, used at Osborne Cottage, 14th January 1878
Stock Exchange printing telegraph, comprises:- (a) transmitter unit; (b) two receivers; ( c) power pack
Electric generator, one of two later installed in Souter Point lighthouse, by Frederick Hale Homes, 1867.
Pneumatic dispatch switch for an intermediate station
A prototype for a clock mechanism intended to keep time for 10,000 years.
marks one of the key advances in railway technology.
Holmes' arc lamp from South Foreland Lighthouse
Two horsehair toothbrushes with ivoride handles produced by Savory and Moore in London. The Chinese are credited with inventing the use of toothbrushes and toothpastes, although the ancient Egyptians used branches with frayed ends to clean their teet
Con Edison's Plan Your Kitchen Kit, a kitchen planning aid supplied free to customers by the Consolidated Edison Company, New York, ca. 1958.
Elias Howe's lockstitch sewing machine, c. 1846. This was the first practical sewing machine to be brought to England from America by Amasa Howe, who sold it to William Thomas. Thomas took out a British patent for the design and founded the Thomas Co