Age of Revolution: Tell us about your object
Following a successful programme to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, a five year project (to June 2020) is now underway to broaden and deepen engagement in the subject of Waterloo and the period of revolution in Europe between 1775 and 1848.
Please let us know about an object from your collection which you think is particularly relevant to this historical time period, and which you would like to see included on the Age of Revolution website. We’ll also be researching objects for inclusion but your suggestions of items from your collections will be extremely helpful.
The four themes are:
Ideas and democracy
War & the International Order:
The changing world map
Social & Cultural Revolution:
Universal rights and equality; arts and religion
Economic & Technological Revolution:
Movement of people and goods; working conditions and everyday lives
You can find out more about the project here:
Join the revolution
You can suggest up to five objects for consideration, please fill in one form per object.
Date of object
Your email address
Which country is the museum/gallery/archive based in?
Which region is the museum/gallery/archive based in?
East of England
Link to current image of object
Or, if the image isn't online please attach a jpg
Please only attach a low-resolution image, it's just to give us an idea at the moment
Does the object relate to any of these Political Revolution themes?
British politics in the age of revolution
Redesigning Europe 1814-1848
Does the object relate to any of these War & the International Order themes?
American War of Independence 1775 - 1983
Slavery and the Haitian revolution 1791 - 1804
Ireland's Rebellion 1798
Napoleonic Wars & Waterloo
Spanish American Wars of Independence 1808-1833
Does the object relate to any of these Social & Cultural Revolution themes?
Challenging slavery: Abolition and resistance
The arts in the Age of Revolution
Challenging religion: Worship & freedom
Challenging law and order: British riots and reforms
People in motion: Exiles and opportunisits
Does the object relate to any of these Economic & Technological Revolution themes?
Printing revolution: Newspapers and images
Trade and economics
The impact of industry
Medicine, science and the people
Are there any other themes of importance that you think this object relates to?
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