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Culture, History

James Cook: the Explorer

Captain James Cook, the British explorer and cartographer, is the subject of the forthcoming exhibition James Cook: the Voyages which begins at the British Library on Friday 27th April 2018. Learn more about James Cook’s fascinating life, with images from the archive.   Jame Cook (born in 1728) came from […]

Culture, History

Tony Vaccaro: Photographing WWII

Bridgeman Copyright artist, the renowned lifestyle and fashion photographer Tony Vaccaro has lived an amazing life. He has traveled the world, photographing the most prominent personalities of the 20th century while working for Flair, Look and Life magazines – including Picasso, Duchamp, Muhammad Ali and Sofia Lauren. His photography career started […]

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. […]