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People have harnessed the power of the wind for centuries, transforming landscapes, industries and art in the process

Researchers have been looking at historical watercolours to understand the rise of Egyptomania in Belgium

When did tennis become so popular? As another Wimbledon Tennis championship begins, we explore the history of the summer sport

Announcing a new practical and theoretical watercolour course at the Royal Academy of Arts, 2-6 September 2019

Themes and Albums

We've uncovered some previously unknown images of the Royal Yacht Squadron just in time for the Cowes Week races

A short introduction to the history of outdoor eating

How cricket evolved from a children's game to one of the world's most popular international sports

Into the unknown

Not all images are easy to locate. Can you help? If you spot somewhere you recognise, tell us in the comments