Piracy at the Old Bailey

Ben Merriman presents a selection of piracy cases from the proceedings of London's Old Bailey. Although a few live up to the swashbuckling heists of …Continued

Picturing Pyrotechnics

Simon Werrett explores how artists through the ages have responded to the challenge of representing firework displays, from the highly politicised and allegorical renderings of …Continued

1592: Coining Columbus

For many the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas is inextricably linked to a particular image: a small group of confident men on a …Continued