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Great Fire objects, artworks and documents

A selection of the most important Great Fire-related items from the collections of partners and contributors.

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  • Burnt brick
  • Leather bucket
  • Melted pottery fragments
  • Firefighter’s helmet
  • Painting: ‘Sir Hugh Wyndham, Judge of the Co...
  • Painting: ‘The Great Fire of London, 1666...
  • Painting: ‘The Monument from Gracechurch Street’...
  • Painting: ‘The Ceremony of Administering the Mayor...
  • Proclamation of Charles II, 1666
  • Fragment of painted tracery from inside the mediev...
  • Modern fire engine
  • Modern firefighter’s torch
  • Modern firefighting helmet
  • Portait of King Charles II
  • Map: ‘A plan of the City and Liberties of London a...
  • Oak bed, 1620-30
  • Melted window glass, 1600s
  • Bible box
  • Frying pan
  • Extract from Samuel Pepys’s diary
  • Portrait of Samuel Pepys
  • Hearth tax document, August 1666
  • Painting: ‘The Great Fire of London 1666R...
  • Painting imagining the fire
  • Wine bottle, c1650
  • Common Council meeting minutes 26 September 1666
  • Selection of pages from Robert Hooke’s diary
  • Richard Newcourt’s plan for rebuilding London
  • Christopher Wren’s design for the St Paul’s Cathed...
  • Christopher Wren’s design for the St Paul’s Cathed...
  • Christopher Wren’s design for the St Paul’s Cathed...
  • First post-fire Common Council meeting minutes
  • Printed royal proclamation, 1666
  • Act of Common Council, 1667
  • Record of donations from Bedfordshire
  • Trial record of Robert Hubert
  • Letter from a merchant referring to the fire
  • Painting: Watercolour of Clifford’s Inn
  • Petition by Elizabeth Peacock
  • Bostock Toller’s witness statement
  • Robert Goddard’s witness statement
  • John Morgan’s eyewitness statement
  • John Bowler’s eyewitness statement
  • Plan of Pudding Lane
  • A 17th-century fire being extinguished
  • Letter from a merchant describing his losses
  • Fire Court hearing of Henry and Rachel Brewster
  • Trial record of Edmund and Anne Nunne
  • Trial record of Mary Fisher
  • Trial record of John Clift
  • Trial record of Robert Mason
  • List of people in one parish needing aid
  • Pudding Lane plaque
  • House or tavern sign for the Three Kings
  • Leather bottle sign
  • Fire court judge’s table at Clifford’s Inn
  • Half-finished embroidery, 1661-66
  • Collection of glass
  • John Evelyn’s rebuilding plan
  • Oak truckle bed
  • Virginal, 1656
  • Candle snuffer
  • Dutch account of the Great Fire, 1666
  • Spanish account of the Great Fire, 1666
  • ‘Rege Sincera’s’ account of the Great Fire, 1667...
  • Thomas Vincent’s book, 1667
  • Monarchy or No Monarchy, 1651
  • Book on an investigation into the fire’s causes
  • Additional Rebuilding Act, 1670
  • Building regulations order, 8 May 1667
  • Royal proclamation, 5 September 1666
  • Letter from James Hicks, 4 September 1666
  • Letter from Henry Griffith, 18 September 1666
  • Painting of The Monument in 1752
  • Late 17th century fire engine
  • Drawing of St Paul’s Cathedral before the fire
  • The London Gazette newspaper, 3-10 September 1666
  • Floor tiles found near Pudding Lane
  • Strike-a-light
  • Bread oven
  • Jettied wooden houses
  • Burnt padlock
  • Leather bucket
  • Fire squirt
  • Fire hook
  • Four oak brackets
  • Burnt pottery jug
  • German map showing area the fire burned
  • Christopher Wren’s rebuilding plan
  • The ‘Fat Boy’ of Pie Corner
  • Candlestick
  • Cresset lamp
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