50 Objects: 'Family and Home Life'

Our collections represent life within the home, and include domestic items used in the kitchens of immigrant Jewish families in the East End, and personal photographs taken both in the UK and countries of origin.

Lokshen-making Machine

Lokshen making machine brought to England from Russia by a Jewish woman who emigrated at the end of the 19th century. Lokshen is the Yiddish name for thin noodles.

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Medieval Mikveh

Mikveh dated from mid-13th century, discovered on a building site in London in 2001. It was built in the home of the Crespin family.

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