Whit Friday is an important date for brass bands all over the country. To celebrate, here’s a look at images of brass bands in our archives.
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.
The Daily Herald archive is categorised alphabetically by subject. Take a look at some of the intriguing photographs and stories found in the ‘Adams’ section…
Kendra, our Collections Assistant, shares an exciting discovery from the museum’s print archive: snapshots from the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II in May 1896.
Collection tours at the museum can lead to surprising discoveries—as the tale of the Cutteslowe Walls in Oxford proves.
The Daily Herald Archive records political milestones, but also illuminates how the newspaper interpreted these developments.
A life-size cardboard cut-out of the Spice Girls might not be something you would expect to find in a museum store…
National Science and Media Museum volunteer Rosemary Cole discovers the links between photography and paintings at our Poetics of Light exhibition.
As well as people and landscapes, stereo-images were also used to capture fantastic views of the moon.
National Science and Media Museum volunteer Peter Harvey writes about how Poetics of Light proves the simplest cameras can produce some of the most atmospheric images.