History

Art, Culture, History

Discover Finland: History, Sights and Culture

With its beautiful tree-lined landscapes and reputed high quality of life, it’s no wonder that all things Finnish have been trending the last few months.  Explore Finland with out curated galleries below Did you know? Finns achieved independence on the 6th of December 1917, during the Russian Revolution. The centenary forms the opportunity for a party, as well as […]

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Culture, History

Marvellous Monochromatic Photography of Architecture and Cityscapes

The Bridgeman archive is home to some beautiful, and at times haunting, photographs of cityscapes and renowned monuments, in London and around the world. Take a journey through history with this selection of stunning black and white shots from Mirrorpix: the picture library and photographic archive from The Daily Mirror, offering more than a century of […]

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History

Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela

18th July 1918, is the birth date of one of the most influential leaders of our time. Nelson Mandela, who is arguably the most important person in bringing about the end of Apartheid, the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and the 1st black president of South Africa, certainly deserves celebrating. […]