Tag: Easter

The Joys of Spring! In Footage

Posted by Published on March 29, 2019

“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” — Harriet Ann Jacobs   Spring is finally here! The dark, long evenings are fading, replaced with early, bright mornings. Give your branding a fresh touch with our spring-themed footage collections. From Spring’s effect on culture to scientific time-lapse studies of flowers in bloom, there’s something for every…

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Looking for some inspiration for an upcoming occasion, holiday or event? Look no further! Explore our galleries for the finest art images and photography   Valentine‘s Day Mother’s Day Birthday & Parties Easter Congratulations Father’s Day Thank You Remembrance & Sympathy Christmas   Want more? Check our our lightbox of humorous photography

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Top 10 Weird and Wonderful Easter Traditions

Posted by Published on March 28, 2017

With Easter fast approaching, Christians around the world will soon commemorate the resurrection of Christ. But not all Easter traditions are founded in religion. Take a look at our top 10 Easter traditions from around the world.   Finland Easter traditions in Finland see children dirty their faces and beg whilst wearing scarves and carrying broomsticks – looking something like a Victorian chimney sweep! In some…

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In the weeks leading up to Easter the marketing team at Bridgeman got creative with a Facebook competition to see if our followers could guess the famous figures whose features had been carefully crafted onto eggs, based on images poached from the Bridgeman archive. Katrina Hinrichsen decorating the eggs / Bridgeman Images We hope you enjoyed the #YolkFolk creations we dished up! Here are the final results (cover the right-hand side…

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Celebrate Easter: Painting The Passion

Posted by Published on March 15, 2016

Explore the true meaning of Easter shining forth in generations of art  For centuries, artists have depicted the events surrounding Jesus’s crucifixion. Full of emotion and symbolism, these scenes are reminders of the power of artistic expression. Though the earliest paintings of the Crucifixion date from the 5th century, The Passion story was given its first truly artistic outing in Giotto‘s frescoes in the Cappella…

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Forty days & Forty nights

Posted by Published on February 1, 2015

Ash Wednesday kicks off the season for reflection and restraint. Seek inspiration from the archive for your Lent resolutions.  1 – Lose Weight & Get In Shape Take solace in the fact that losing weight and getting in shape are universal obsessions…even the ancient Romans were preoccupied with their figures. If you go on a diet, make sure you eat enough so that you don’t –  in a fit of…

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