Posts by Dave M
23 October 2008 by Dave M
I’ve always been fond of looking at old photographs. Whether it’s a building which has long since been demolished, or a person from the dim and distant past, I’ve always found it interesting to wonder what they were like.
In the Decorative Art Department, we have a large collection of photographs which we use for, amongst other things, dating our extensive costume collection. Some clothes in history were only fashionable for a short time and we can usually pin things down to a few years using the photographs. Read more…