The Our History series
Delve deeper into Islington’s past with our series about some unusual artifacts, in collaboration with Islington Museum and the Local History Centre. All objects mentioned are on display or held at these venues.
New River water pipe, 17th century
Walter Sickert’s palette, 1920s
Engraving of burglar Jack Sheppard escaping Clerkenwell Prison in 1724
Suffragette ‘Holloway’ brooch, c1909