Amanda Lynsdale discusses some of what she discovered while cataloguing the extensive BBC Collection, acquired in 2012.
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’.
As the unsettling images of the Ukraine crisis make their way to our TV screens, Brian Liddy is reminded of the first systematically photographed conflict.
Filmed in 1915, Charles Urban’s ‘Britain Prepared’ used military footage to promote British strength and determination in the war effort during the First World War.
Our collection includes these beautiful Kodachrome portraits of women in the armed forces, photographed during the Second World War.
For Remembrance Day, we’ve chosen a series of images of Australian servicemen photographed during the First World War.
Today we remember those that died on the battlegrounds of the First and Second World Wars, and all members of the armed forces who have ever given their lives in the line of duty.
Magnum photographer Donovan Wylie recently visited us to work on the final stages of his premiere exhibition Outposts.