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Reading Museum Service has collections that span wide areas of history, archaeology, art and the natural world. The Album provides an opportunity to view some of the diverse items preserved by the museum and to obtain information on themes relating to the collections and the local environment and history. This is a growing area of the site and new objects and themes will be added often, so please check back regularly.

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Bes Amulet

Learn more about this faience amulet of Bes, an Egyptian god of protection.

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Baxter Prints

The Museum has over 370 prints by this pioneer of colour printing.

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Bayeux Tapestry

Why has Reading got its own copy of the Bayeux Tapestry? Find out here.

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Battle Hospital during the First World War

Thousands of wounded soldiers were treated at Reading's war hospitals between 1915 and 1919.

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Belgian Refugees in Reading

Over 600 refugees escaped to Reading during the First World War.

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Brick and Tile Industry

Why was Reading called 'Aldbrickham' by Thomas Hardy? Discover the story of Reading's brick and tile works.

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Berkshire Chronicle

The museum houses a large collection of negatives taken between 1938 and 1962 by the Chronicle.

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Bertie Badger

Meet Bertie the badger, one of the Museum's best loved residents, she is stroked by thousands of Reading people every year!

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Barnacles

Barnacles - amazing animals, but can they be useful or are they just a nuisance?

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