How the industrial revolution changed writing culture

Risen from the ashes

Learn how two Dutch brothers who wanted to make a lightbulb factory started the multinational concern.

Bolckow Vaughan and the growth of Middlesbrough

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines celebrates its 100th anniversary on 7 October. To honour this jubilees, this blog explores the cultural heritage of KLM found on Europeana. Come fly with us to discover stories and pictures from aviation history.

How industrial agriculture transformed rural life

Eight firms that were 100 years old in 2019

Your favourite GIF-making competition is back

Lewis Hine's photography and child labour reform

Women's working history in Europe

Log driving in Sweden and Finland

How the Petzval lens revolutionised portrait photography

The rise of Europe's metro railways

Europeana’s new season, ‘Europe at Work’, brings stories of our personal working lives together with archive material on industrial and labour-related heritage.

A Dutch Poet Laureate writes in an album amicorum

Drawing of a man standing and a dog

The poor person’s reading material

Stories and symbols of Europe at the end of the 20th century

Hop's horticultural heritage