Tag: photography

MPX421991 Hyde Park Pop Festival, July 1970 (b/w photo); London, UK; (add.info.: headlined by Pink Floyd;); © Mirrorpix; .
Culture

Summer of Love: Festival Season

Festivals have become a staple during the summer months, with over a thousand taking place in the UK alone. Now mega-festivals such as Glastonbury and Coachella attract millions of visitors every year, but there was a time when they were more low-key affairs, fuelled by the hippy movement of the sixties, promoting […]

One of a series of paintings of birds and fruit, late 19th century (w/c on paper)
Art, Culture, History

Around the World: China

China, the world’s most populous country, is a fascinating nation rich in culture and history. There are over 292 different languages spoken in China, with around 56 legally recognized distinct ethnic groups. Explore the Bridgeman archive for all the things that make China so inspiring and interesting. See below for […]