Backdrops and drapery have been used for as long as photographers have been taking photographs, but one of the strangest uses was by Lewis Carroll in 1865.
A witty, intriguing and intimate story about a boy’s relationship with his dad, his dad’s relationship with a machine, and everyday heroes.
Writer and children’s literature expert Elly McCausland investigates how writers, producers and directors turn our favourite children’s books into films.
Press officer Emily Philippou reports on the launch of our Moving Stories exhibition, including some very special guests.
Learning consultant Philip Webb explores why books and films are so important for getting children engaged with literacy.
Fancy a sneak peek at some of the objects making their way here for our Moving Stories exhibition? Yeah you do (hint: they’re awesome).
We’ve joined forces with Seven Stories to create our very first exhibition designed especially for families. Let’s talk about Moving Stories…
Irna Qureshi traces the history and meaning of a fascinating variety of movie marketing: the unique, hand-painted Bollywood poster.
Roy Exley explores the art of the still life photograph and its 200-year history.
On 4 July 1862 Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Rev. Robinson Duckworth took three little girls—Lorina, Alice and Edith Liddell—on a rowing trip up the Isis in Oxford.
Until recently it was believed that there was only one print of Roger Fenton’s ’Pasha and Bayadère’ in existence, at the Getty Institute in Los Angeles; then another was discovered in the UK.