Photographer Keeley Bentley writes about her experience researching in our archives, and the links she found between our collection and Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.
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.
You might think of 3D as brand new technology—but the surprisingly modern-looking 3D viewers in our collection date back to the late 19th century.
Emily Rees discusses how private archives, like the C.O. Stanley Pye Collection, can offer invaluable insights into the history of media in Britain.