The Collections

Traders Remixed - Pride

Created: 07.02.12

These objects show how pride in what you do and where you live shape your identity.

  • Name
  • Artist / Maker
  • Date made
  • ID
  • Collard & Collard
    circa 1857

    Brass bugle used by the naval brigades serving in the Crimea and the Indian Mutiny under the command of Sir William Peel (1824-1858).

  • Wyon, Leonard Charles
    Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-58

    Awarded to Thomas Young VC. Obverse: Head of Queen Victoria with a diadem, hair tied in a knot (L). Legend: "VICTORIA REGINA". Reverse: Britannia in a helmet, a shield in her left and a wreath in her right hand. Legend:…

  • Hancocks & Co
    Victoria Cross

    Victoria Cross awarded to Edward Robinson (1839-93), Able Seaman RN. At Lucknow on 13 March, some sandbags on top of earthworks caught alight. Able Seaman Robinson, despite being under heavy fire from the enemy, jumped up and extinguished the flames.…

  • Hancocks & Co
    Victoria Cross

    Victoria Cross awarded to John Harrison (1832-65). Petty Officer Harrison won his Victoria Cross at the Shah Nujeff mosque in 1857. At the time he was a Leading Seaman serving with the Naval Brigades when volunteers were asked for to…

  • Maynard & Harris
    Her Majesty's Indian Naval uniform: pattern 1828

    Full dress coat worn by Commodore Robert Oliver (1783–1848), of the Indian Navy. This double-breasted tailcoat is the 1828 regulation pattern, although it was made in 1837, and reflects the fashionable cut of men’s clothes for the late 1820s. The…

  • Unknown
    Honourable East India Company uniform: pattern 1830

    Single-breasted jacket worn by Captain Alexander Nairne (active 1815–1832) of the Honourable East India Company. The jacket is of indigo-dyed peau-de-soie, with black collar and cuffs of the same fabric. The stand-up collar features two embroidered twists of silver thread…