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When China was "à la mode" in the West

colour photograph, two men in sea kayaks with a mountain behind

First recorded dual crossing by sea kayak of the treacherous Moskenstraumen

A culinary tour across Europe to discover the meanings behind the names of some popular food

Sport competitions in the 1920s and 1930s for members of labour and workers associations

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Learn about the scientific and technological developments that revolutionised the world.

colour illustration of a Philips advert showing cyclists

Striking illustrated advertising commemorating the games

A black and white photograph of two people with long hair and loose-fitting clothing sitting on a stone wall.

Much more than just being against the mainstream

Exploring places across Europe that gave names to items of clothing, textiles and more

Images and videos featuring Europe's space flights

close-up illustation of a young girl in pink skirt hugging a sheep and feeding a horse

Videos showing services and products over the years that help us better care for our pets

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Medieval and 16th century manuscripts written or used in Finland

Behind the scenes of a sport equipment company

Architecture and cultural heritage of the Armenian diaspora

Take a virtual tour to linguistic length-based locations

Tessa Verney Wheeler

Discover the stories of pioneering female archaeologists from across Europe

part of the front cover of a fashion magazine: stylised drawings of sleek women in fashionable thirties outfits

Questioning the status quo through fashion

black and white photograph, two women constructing a window frame

Animating inequality between men and women in all areas of society

Alice Guy-Blaché portrait picture

Film's first female director and the first woman to run her own studio