A badge from the National Asylum Workers Union, founded in 1910, which became the centre of a dispute at Bodmin Asylum in October 1918.
An outsize ‘Monopoly’ board, made (allegedly) by the street artist Banksy and presented to the Occupy London protest outside St Paul’s Cathedral.
A memorial card for Jacob Schwartz, a member of a small group of Jewish immigrant anarchists in New York associated with Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, who was arrested, beaten in police custody and died soon afterwards in 1918.
This badge is only small – just 30 millimetres in diameter – but that does not lessen its importance as a social document.
A fantastic handbill dating from 1812, marking the hanging of Luddite rioters.
A commemorative plate, which sold in 1907 to mark the centenary of the Primitive Methodist Connection.
A card token illustrating one of the more noble chapters in British radicalism. During the Spanish Civil War, supporters of the Republican side raised money to help ease the hardship faced by civilians living in areas largely under siege from Franco’s forces.