Read about how a discovery in our collection helped illuminate a little-known part of Bradford history: the city’s role in the introduction of free school meals.
Discover the story of the camera used to capture Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition to the South Pole.
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.
A life-size cardboard cut-out of the Spice Girls might not be something you would expect to find in a museum store…
As well as people and landscapes, stereo-images were also used to capture fantastic views of the Moon.
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.
Wearable technology isn’t as new as you think. From 1880s portable cameras to the personal radio of the 1930s, see some intriguing examples from our collection.
Dance crazes have always sparked outrage and debate, as these images from our collection prove!
Sometimes, it’s difficult for a photograph to embody the essence of a historic object. How have techniques developed when it comes to recording ancient artefacts?