Tag: Museum

'How to Get There', London Underground poster (colour litho) English School, National Football Museum, Manchester, UK
Culture, History

10 Iconic British Football Moments

Let’s celebrate the ‘beautiful game’ with a chronological countdown of 10 iconic moments in Britain’s footballing history   1. The Football Association (FA) was formed on 26 October 1863. While it’s highly debatable whether football was invented in Britain (or China, or Greece, or…) it is this sporting body which […]

Art, Culture, History

Bethlem Museum of the Mind

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, the pioneering new gallery and museum at the world’s oldest psychiatric hospital, Bethlem Royal Hospital at Beckenham, south London, has been named as one of the finalists competing for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2016. Situated within the hospital grounds, Bethlem […]

The Village Club, from 'The Jungle Book', by Rudyard Kipling, 1903 by Detmold, Charles Maurice (1883-1908); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; English,  out of copyright
Art, Culture, History

10 orphans from literature

The exhibition ‘Drawing on Childhood‘ is currently on display at The Foundling Museum and encompasses the work of key illustrators from the 18th century to the present day, depicting images of fictional characters who are orphaned, adopted, fostered or found. A long time favourite theme in European folklore and fiction […]

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Art, Culture, History

Fine art at the movies

We highlight images from the Bridgeman archive that have been licensed for several 2014-15 blockbusters and award-winners, used for set dressing and more 1. Cinderella (March 2015) This was a big, $95 million (£64 million) production for Disney. Kenneth Branagh sets his version in the early 19th century and mostly sticks […]