Ear trumpets that Beethoven used to compensate for his hearing loss:
One of the roughly 140 “conversation books” that Beethoven used to communicate after 1818: his friends would write questions and comments in the book, and he would answer vocally.
A list Beethoven made of his food expenditures:
Beethoven’s funeral procession in 1827 (does it remind you of Eroica, movement 2?):