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From the earliest archaeological finds to more recent technology, this gallery presents an overview of the tools and equipment we have used to prepare our food.
Cooking tools through time 26 attēli
Archaeology | Food and Drink
Japanese printmaker Ohara Koson's art is full of 'kachō-ga' style (literally ‘images of flowers and birds’). His delicate, richly coloured artworks are animated by animal and plant life. Despite being widely published and prolific, relatively little is known of Koson's life.
Ohara Koson 25 attēli
Of the plants and animals we know about, there are more than 16,000 endangered species. 99% of these are at risk due to human activities. This gallery highlights a selection of endangered and threatened plants and animals from across the world.
Endangered Species 25 attēli
Postage stamps have long been valued by collectors and philatelists around the world. These stamps show national and international symbols as well as reflecting global events and movements through history.
Postage stamps 28 attēli
Voting and elections are an essential part of democracy and governance all around the world. This gallery of vintage photography from around Europe shows how we have voted over the years.
Voting in elections 34 attēli
Being a parent involves many skills, talents and activities. This gallery of paintings, drawings and more show how artists have depicted parents - both mothers and fathers - throughout time.
Parenting in art 48 attēli
Vintage chocolate advertising 23 attēli
Europe at Work | Food and Drink
This gallery of photographs reflects the rich heritage and traditions of Romani people living across Europe, as well as reflecting the stigma, discrimination and misrepresentation faced by these communities.
Romani people in Europe 35 attēli
Between 1900 and 1999, fashions changed along with attitudes to women, their role in society and their clothing and bodies. This gallery presents a chronological snapshot of the changing silhouettes of women's fashion in the 20th century.
Silhouettes: a century of female fashion 43 attēli
Women have worn corsets for centuries as an integral part of their wardrobes. Corsets fell from fashion during the 20th century, seen as cruel and uncomfortable. This gallery shows how corsets developed through the years.
Corsets 37 attēli
Discover beautiful gowns, evening wear and more by iconic fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, one of the most prominent figures in Parisian couture fashion.
Elsa Schiaparelli 18 attēli
Whether it’s inscriptions, annotations or doodles, readers have always made their marks in books as decoration, aids to memory and signs of ownership.
Handwritten notes in books 23 attēli
Literature | Manuscripts
Olga Boznańska (1865-1940) was a notable artist in her native Poland and across Europe. Read about her life and work in this guest post from the National Museum in Warsaw.
Olga Boznańska 19 attēli
Alphabets are the building blocks of the written languages in Europe, used to communicate, teach and decorate. Explore the beauty of typography, alphabets and languages in this gallery.
Alphabets 34 attēli
Art | Literature | Manuscripts
In this gallery, we explore the colour pink, often associated with charm, romance and sweetness. Want to #ColourOurCollections? Check our latest colouring book.
Pink 35 attēli
Maria Sibylla Merian (1647–1717) was a naturalist and scientific illustrator, and one of the first naturalists to observe insects directly. Read about her in our exhibition.
Maria Sibylla Merian 24 attēli
Art | Natural History
Humans have dealt with the deceased in different ways according to culture and timeframe, but almost always rituals have been created around the concept of death. Explore the archaeological remains showing the rituals of death and burial in this gallery.
Death and Burial 29 attēli
Many medieval manuscripts are full of decorated capital letters that come in all styles and sizes. But what was their purpose? Read in our blog!
Illuminated Initials 42 attēli
Art | Manuscripts
Surimono are a genre of Japanese woodblock print. Produced in small numbers for a mostly educated audience of literati, surimono were often more experimental and extravagant than commercial prints.
Surimono - the finest Japanese prints 27 attēli
Art | Literature
Archaeologists aren't always found deep in a trench sifting through rubble, but it's during their field work that they're often most visible. This gallery depicts archaeologists during their daily work: digging, excavating, researching, observing.
Archaeologists at work 34 attēli
Archaeology | Europe at Work
The lyre, often seen held by mythical characters such as Orpheus and Apollo, comes in all shapes and sizes. Discover plenty of variations of lyres in this gallery.
Lyre, Lyre 42 attēli
Art | Music
Party in Europeana 33 attēli
Art | Photography
This gallery provides a glimpse of the experience migrants had to endure when moving to a new home through Ellis Island, the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station for over 60 years.
Migration | Photography
"Don't judge a book by its cover", goes the popular phrase, but striking cover art stays long in our memories. Here's a variety of book cover designs, from children's fiction to classics of world literature.
Book Covers 35 attēli