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.
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.
As Ghostbusters hits our IMAX screen, we turn to our archives to explore the spooky ‘spirit’ photography of William Hope.
Musician, film star, showman: Frank Sinatra was the perfect entertainer.
Selections from our photography collection illustrate the public spectacle (and some behind-the-scenes details) of the 1948 Olympics.
On 4 August 1914 the largest global conflict the world had witnessed began. We look at the role photography played in representing the ‘War to End All Wars’.