Tell the Story of New York in 10 Objects

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The BBC and the British Museum have told A History of the World in 100 Objects, now it’s your turn to tell A Story of New York in 10 Objects! Tell us which objects you think tell the story of New York—from the iconic to the everyday. All objects must be able to fit inside a museum, and can be things like an elevator from the Empire State Building, a bagel, or a subway token. Include a brief description of why you think the object helps define New York City, and include a picture if you like.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 10, at 5 pm. Then, it’ll be your turn to vote on your favorite objects!

**Please nominate only one object per entry. You can to nominate as many objects as you want.**