History

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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 […]

Nelson Mandela, 1994 (photo) / Private Collection
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. […]

Greetings card for 4 July (color litho) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Greetings card for 4 July.  Postcard, early 20th century.); © Look and Learn; American
History

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave…

This year’s Fourth of July celebrations marks the 241st anniversary of the United States adopting the Declaration of Independence, which declared the thirteen American colonies as a new nation. From fireworks and barbecues to parades and bonfires,  we at Bridgeman Images would like to explore our archive for our most patriotic […]