Tag: centenary

buff films reels
Culture, History

Call Yourself a Film Buff?

Welcome to Buff Films, a fascinating private collection from renowned filmmaker John Edwards. Covering the history of flight, NATO promo films from the 70s and 80s, and historical documentary and newsreel footage throughout the 20th century, this rich and exclusive collection is fully available through Bridgeman Footage. First flights Charting […]

Ned Kelly, 1946 (enamel on composition board) by Sidney Nolan,  National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Art, Culture, History, What's On

Alternative Histories: Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly Series

 Sir Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly paintings have formed some of the most recognisable imagery in Australia. The stylised figurative descriptions of Australia’s most notorious bushranger set in a sunburnt outback elicit memories of Australia’s recent British history. Painted mostly between 1946 and 1947, the works were made during a period […]

Russian photographic postcard depicting the removal of the statue of Tsar Alexander III in Petrograd (Saint Petersburg) during the February Revolution, 1917, Russian Photographer (20th century) / Private Collection / Photo © Tobie Mathew Collection / Bridgeman Images
Culture, History

The Russian Revolutions of 1917

  In 2017, the world will mark the hundredth anniversary of the Russian Revolutions, a dramatic series of political occurrences with consequences that are still being felt today. Tobie Mathew discusses his own collection of pictures related to these events, which are listed exclusively with Bridgeman Images.   There is […]

Corn Poppies in Holm, 2004 (oil on canvas) by Susanne Wind
Art, Culture, History

A Day to Remember

In her own words Beatrice Okoro, Bridgeman’s UK Account Manager for TV and Film, recalls taking part in the artistic installation ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ that sees the Tower of London’s moat filled with over 800,000 ceramic poppies.   The day arrived for me to volunteer at the […]