In Hollywood’s early years, it was the people behind the cameras who really made the magic happen.
It's 100 years since Rupert first appeared in the Daily Express. We asked our expert, Howard Smith, for the bear facts.
It’s almost Halloween – time to dip into the past and explore the ways we once protected hearth and home from demons.
Amina Wright, explores the story of the boy that went on to become president of the Royal Academy of Arts
From the almost hidden to the truly overt, our expert, Aliki Braine, explores the development of the self-portrait.
Enter a church or pore over an ancient manuscript and you’ll discover representations of nature full of meaning...
The sport of mountaineering lured many a 19th-century female climber to take to the slopes. But what did they wear?
Heading to the coast this month? Our expert conjures past glories of pierrots and parties
Have you ever questioned the way you view a painting? We ask Alice White to guide us on the ways of looking
Take the plunge into a pool of fascinating facts on Britain's lidos
With their lust for power, fortune and fame, the Borgias were the Renaissance era’s most infamous and intriguing family
Tessa Boase reveals the Victorian and Edwardian tale of the hunt for snowy egret feathers