Tag: travel

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Art, Culture

Design Trend Insights for 2018

12 predicted trends for the year to come At the start of each year we’re on the hunt for the standout design, product and homeware trends that will take everyone by storm. This year was no exception and we scoured the premier retail tradeshow for creative lifestyle buyers, Top Drawer, for indications as to […]

Art, Culture, History

Discover Finland: History, Sights and Culture

With its beautiful tree-lined landscapes and reputed high quality of life, it’s no wonder that all things Finnish have been trending the last few months.  Explore Finland with out curated galleries below Did you know? Finns achieved independence on the 6th of December 1917, during the Russian Revolution. The centenary forms the opportunity for a party, as well as […]

TRK1152308 Spain. Barcelona. Exhibition of Fine Arts. Engraving. coloured. by Capuz Alonso, Tomás (1834-1899) ; Private Collection; (add.info.: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. People visiting an exhibition of Fine Arts. Engraving by Capuz. The Spanish and American Illustration, 1870. coloured.); Photo © Tarker; Spanish,  out of copyright
Art, Culture

Discover Spain: Culture, Art and Landscapes

Spain‘s political turmoil with Catalonia has been at the forefront of the news recently but there’s so much more that the country can also be remembered for. Spain is one of the most vibrant, cultural places in the world – the country of fiestas and festivals! From religious occasions like the Semana Santa to literally painting the town red with La Tomatina and the Wine Battle of Haro, there’s lots to enjoy throughout the year. Explore the Bridgeman archive for […]

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Art, Culture, What's On

Italy: La Dolce Vita!

Bridgeman is excited to be launching a new Italian office this year. To celebrate, we thought we’d revel in all the cultural gems of Italy, from artistic masterpieces to travel inspirations. Perhaps you might even be able to fit in a spontaneous trip there this summer… Italy’s twenty regions feel more like twenty […]

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Culture

On the Road with Bridgeman Footage

With the sun coming out and the weather warming up, holiday booking season is upon us. To alleviate your work-head and inject some long-awaited wanderlust, we’re showcasing our favourite collections of contemporary travel footage, all available to license in stunning high-definition. Dorian Webber Wonderfully cinematic footage from Japan, Northern America, […]

NLA70537 The Death of Captain Cook (1728-79), 1781 (oil on canvas) by Carter, George (1737-94); 151.2x213. cm; © National Library of Australia, Canberra, Australia; (add.info.: Rex Nan Kivell Collection: NK2;); English,  out of copyright
History

Cruel Fates: One Voyage too Far

Five explorers whose lives ended suddenly and tragically in pursuit of new discoveries   Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912) Scott was an English naval officer, hired by the Royal Geographical Society before WWI to explore the Antarctic alongside Ernest Shackleton. In the wake of these navigations’ extreme success, Scott dreamed to […]

Angkor Wat (photo) by .; Angkor, Cambodia; (add.info.: temple complex built for king Suryavaman II in the early 12th century;); Photo © Luca Tettoni;
Culture, History

Top 10 Lost Ancient Cities

  From Pompeii to Peru, take a tour of some of the world’s most beautiful and significant archaeological sites. 1. Pompeii and Herculaneum Since their rediscovery in the eighteenth century, their perfectly preserved artefacts and frescoes have become an invaluable source of information about Roman life and culture.Perhaps the lost […]