First World War Objects

In addition to posters the McLean Museum also holds a variety of First World War objects. Some of these have strong local connections and others are related to the war more generally.The First World War generated an unprecedented volume of objects: photographs, medals, propaganda and personal memorabilia as well as histories, biographies and cinema film. The Museum's collection has items from most categories and they provide important insights into the experience of war for individuals and society as whole.

See thousands more images and records from the McLean Museum and Inverclyde Archives on our Collections Online we site. Use the link on the left to take you there.