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JConstable Hove Beach c 1824-28 c. Victoria and Albert Museum_ London
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Constable and Brighton exhibition

A new exhibition, Constable and Brighton, curated by artist Peter Harrap at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery (8th April to 8th October 2017) explores John Constable’s time in Brighton between 1824 to 1828 through his paintings – with an accompanying book published by Scala. In October 2010 I left London with my partner […]

Black Panther Rally (b/w photo) / Underwood Archives/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Culture, History

BPP: The Black Panther Party

On October 15, 1966, American political activists Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party, a Black Nationalist and socialist organization. The main focus of this revolutionary group was monitoring the country’s police force and battling police brutality, specifically in Oakland, California. Though mainly recognized as being […]

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Top 7 Bizarre & Eclectic Sneaker Ads

There’s a lot of competition out there for branded footwear, particularly for sneakers. So how can you differentiate yourself on the market?  Here’s our top tips from adverts in the archive:   1. Make viewers question everyone and everything around them *Except for stopwatches   2. Criticise your competitors See points a) b) […]

STC405640 The 'Anzac' review on Salisbury Plain: an Australian mascot, illustration from 'The Illustrated War News', 27th September 1916 (sepia photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; English,  out of copyright
Art, Culture, History

Australia’s WWI Heroes on Film

Bridgeman Footage goes down under with clips of the Australian armed forces in World War One, including the Gallipoli and Sinai-Palestine campaigns. Watch fascinating and rarely seen footage from our new Australian war collection, commemorating the brave soldiers of the Great War. Highlights include scenes of the Australian and New […]