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Culture, History

You’ve got mail: Influential letters from the British Library Collection

The British Library holds an extensive collection of letters reaching back through history. Here we select some of the most astonishing. Henry VIII (1491-1547)    The British Library has an extensive collection of correspondence surrounding Henry VIII . These extraordinary documents range from secretive letters between the king and his […]

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Art, Culture, History

The Brian Trenerry Archive

The delightful, nostalgia-inducing Brian Trennery collection is a treasure trove of fleeting everyday moments from the 20s through to the 60s. Rare and unique home movies and documentary footage, from the UK and Europe, are offered up online exclusively through Bridgeman Footage. Heigh-ho, heigh-ho   Fishermen catch salmon and row […]

MPX1764417 The Queen and her racing manager Lord Porchester watch the finish of the 1978 Epsom Derby, 8th June 1978 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); © Mirrorpix; PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE; English,  it is possible that some works by this artist may be protected by third party rights in some territories
History

Queen Elizabeth on Camera

On 4th June 2016, the nation will be celebrating the Queen’s birthday with the annual Trooping the Colour parade. This year will be a particularly special occasion as it is the Queen’s 90th – she is the longest lived British sovereign in history. Commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s extraordinary life with footage from the […]