The Jewish Museum

Jewish Britain

A History in 50 Objects


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In this exhibition you can discover some of our most treasured objects, and find out what they tell us about Jewish life in Britain from medieval to modern times. Find out more »

Featured Object

Singer treadle sewing machine

Working lives and trades, East End

early 20th century


Singer sewing machine, dating from c.1912, used by an East End family

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