Images from an archive in our collection show how depictions of the perfect family Christmas have been used to sell products and services for decades.
From the very first photographic images to the work of contemporary photographers, photography is one of our major areas of expertise and is represented throughout our collection.
Iva Dobreva takes a look at some examples of the ‘spirit photographs’ taken by William Hope in the early 20th century, and explores what they can tell us about the practice and meaning of spiritualism.
Bradford Museums and Galleries’ John Ashton worked with us to produce a new exhibition about the Belle Vue Studio—one of the best photography stories Bradford has to offer.
Bradford has been at the heart of the UK’s amateur photography scene since the 1860s. Kate Burnett, Interpretation Developer, writes about the city’s photography clubs and some of their alumni.
Nigel Hazell LRPS CPAGB, Wakefield Camera Club member and album art enthusiast, shares his infrared photography project, Into the Red.
Photographer Jude Palmer discusses the stories behind the images in our new online exhibition, which capture engineers’ responses to Covid-19.
With research showing that many of us have taken up new forms of exercise during lockdown, we’ve searched our photography collection for the best images of exercise, sport and outdoor activities.
With more and more of us taking up cycling, we’ve delved into our collection to bring you a photographic history of the bicycle.