From Bradford UNESCO City of Film, we write about photography, film and television, and daily life in a national museum.
Our curators have chosen their favourite photographs from the latest additions to The Commons on Flickr – wheels at sea, an early colour photographer, and an intriguing photograph of a dog and his best friend.
For the second segment of our Remembrance Day two-part post, 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 World War I and II, and all members of the armed forces who have ever given their lives in the … Continue reading
I can deduce from the incessant bangs and fizzles, and the scent of fire and sulphur filling the air since last week, that many a Bonfire Night celebration has been … Continue reading
Simple design, mass production, and lifelong customers – it’s easy to see why George Eastman was determined to bring photography within reach of everyone with the Brownie camera.
The photographic archive of the Daily Herald newspaper comprises over 3 million photographs from 1911 to the mid-1960s, and offers a fascinating record of local, national and international events. One … Continue reading
Frederick Scott Archer’s discovery revolutionised photography by introducing a process which was far superior to any then in existence, yet he was to die just six years later in poverty.
Wednesday 19th September 2012 is Ask a Curator Day. Museums around the globe are opening their doors to the Twittersphere so you can ask a Curator anything you want. We … Continue reading
For the first time in its 27 years history, our Bradford Fellowship in Photography scheme, which includes a £10,000 award, a major exhibition and the opportunity to work with higher … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, five of us from the Public Programmes and Collections teams attended the opening week of Les Rencontres d’Arles, an established international festival of photography in … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading