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Celtic & Roman Saxon & Viking Medieval Tudor Stuart Georgian Victorian 20th Century Golden Jubilee
The Twentieth Century Panel
River & Sky
  1. Francis Chichester’s boat, ‘Gypsy Moth’
  2. Greenwich Foot Tunnel
  3. The clipper ship ‘Cutty Sark’
  4. Zeppelin – WW1
  5. ‘Doodlebug’ flying bomb – WWII
  6. Tug boat and lighters
  7. Barrage balloon – WWII
  8. The cable ship at Enderby Wharf
  9. Spitfire and Heinkel 111 – WWII
  10. Woolwich Free Ferry
  11. A Salmon
  12. A Cormorant
  13. The Thames Barrier
The Edwardian years
  1. Plumstead Library and Museum
  2. WT Vincent – author
  3. A suffragette
  4. Corbett houses
  5. The bandstand, Greenwich Park, a nursemaid walks the children
  6. Early motoring
  7. The staff of the Angerstein family at Woodlands House
  8. Badge of Woolwich Antiquarian Society
  9. Badge of the Rotary Club
  10. Woolwich Town Hall
  11. Will Crooks, MP
  12. The water tower, Shooters Hill
World War I
  1. Matchless Motor Cycle
  2. The Progress Estate, Eltham
  3. Soldiers of WWI
  4. Convalescing at Charlton House
  5. Women workers of the Royal Arsenal
  6. HM Queen Mary visits the British Hospital for Mothers and Babies, Woolwich
  7. An open air school
1920-1980
  1. A tower block of flats
  2. Kidbrooke Comprehensive School & Dame Mary Green, the Headmistress
  3. Greenwich Town Hall
  4. A Lollipop Lady & children
  5. A 1960s Mini car
  6. People queue at the bus stop
  7. A Lambretta scooter
  8. Woolwich Equitable building
  9. The Granada Cinema, Woolwich
  10. Crossing the road by a ‘Belisha beacon’
  11. Woolwich market
  12. A public telephone box
  13. The last London tram
  14. Charlton Athletic football team & FA cup
  15. The Courtauld House at Eltham Palace
  16. 1930s semi-detached house
  17. An Austin 7 car
  18. Pearly King & Queen of Greenwich & Woolwich
  19. ‘The Charleston’
  20. A charabanc (coach) outing
  21. A Romany family and caravan
World War II
  1. An Anderson Air Raid Shelter
  2. A pre-fabricated house
  3. Herbert Morrison MP
  4. An allotment for growing vegetables
  5. Children being evacuated from the towns
  6. Wounded soldier at the Royal Herbert Hospital
  7. An Air Raid Warden at an ARP post
  8. The Blitz and a bomb damaged building
  9. A child rescued from a bombed building
The end of the 20th Century
  1. The London Marathon runners & a disabled participant
  2. The Greenwich Multi-Racial Festival on Plumstead Common
  3. ‘Boy George’ O’Dowd, a local lad
  4. A container lorry going to Sainsbury’s supermarket on Greenwich Peninsula
  5. Ecological design – wind power & solar panels (Sainsbury’s)
  6. Man with a shopping trolley
  7. The Millennium Dome
The Environment
  1. A cow at Woodlands farm, Shooters Hill
  2. Oxleas Wood
  3. A stag beetle
  4. An urban fox
  5. Fallow deer & other wildlife
The Border Panels
Left Right
Greenwich Council Logo
London County Council Coat of Arms


20th Century Communication:
Printed circuit board
Mobile telephone
Electronic calculator
Computer
Television
Typewriter
A 1930s wireless set
Horn Gramophone
Candlestick telephone
London Borough of Greenwich coat of Arms

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Yin and Yang sign

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