As part of Parliament Week 2012, curator Colin Harding has made a special selection of photographs from our collection showing the Houses of Parliament.
At the National Science and Media Museum, in the heart of Bradford, we explore the science and culture of light and sound technologies and their impact on our lives. We aim to inspire the scientists and engineers of the future to see more, hear more, think more and do more.
The Kodak Gallery now plays host to one of our most amazing discoveries: the earliest moving colour film. Our timeline charts the full story of how Lee and Turner’s film came to be.
In 1917, Frances Griffiths and her cousin Elsie Wright began the creation of a series of five photos in which they appeared in the company of fairies.
Meet Joe Brook, our Life Online Project Leader, to hear more about the inspiration behind the new space—and see a sneak preview.
Find out how to identify, store and handle nitrate film, and how to spot signs of decomposition.
Learn the basics of how to care for glass negatives, colour transparencies, lantern slides and photographic prints.
From Nim to the Nintendo 3DS, take a whistle-stop tour through 60 years of videogames.
The biggest threat to the wellbeing of photographs is you! Most damage—especially to more fragile supports such as glass and paper—has occurred through human negligence or ignorance.
One of the most effective ways to date a photograph is also one of the simplest: look at what the subjects are wearing. These contacts and resources may also be helpful.
When Jimmy Wales founded the website Wikipedia in 2001, he envisaged that it would ultimately become a digital brain representing the sum of all human knowledge.
First coined by book publisher Tim O’Reilly in 2004, the term ‘Web 2.0’ has become a popular phrase to encompass the new generation of internet applications that enable content sharing and collaboration.
Use our photographic expertise to learn how to care for your own collections with these basic conservation guidelines.