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Explore printed publications from 1618 to the 1980s. Discover headlines, full-text articles, advertisements, and the writers behind them.

Explore the history of photography, discover incredible images and find out about the photographers behind them.

Explore the history of sport and sports people, with photographs, films, sound recordings and texts documenting everything from everyday experiences to the heights of Olympic glory.

Explore the events of 1914-1918 through official histories, politics and propaganda to untold personal stories from the front line and the home front.

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Discover notable women and their work throughout history

Explore disability stories, narratives and heritage from Europe and beyond

a black and white photograph of a man sitting behind a loom-like device that has multiple threads coming down into the spine of a book. The man is in the process of threading a new page through the threads to add to the book.

Heritage showing how artisans and crafters have shaped and remade culture through the ages

Find your crayons! Sharpen your coloured pencils! And enjoy adding colours in one of the books we have prepared for you.

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Latest galleries

Kansas-born Amelia Earhart became a global phenomenon by succesfully completing a solo-flight across the Atlantic Ocean as the first woman in history. In 1937 an attempt to fly around the world led to her - still unresolved - disappearance.

The beauty of Paris has inspired artists for centuries.

Explore 3D models of buildings, sites and objects from across Europe. The Twin it! 3D for Europe’s culture campaign, by the European Commission and the Europeana Initiative, invited European Union Member States to select and share at least one emblematic…

This gallery - curated under the Watching Videos Like a Historian project - features audiovisual heritage material related to Ancient Greece as seen by the media.

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Recent items

Denis Auguste Marie Raffet; François Adolphe Bruneau Audibran

Promoter Digital Gallery

Campos Uribe, Alejandro

Polytechnic University of Valencia

Cartographic and Geological Institute of Catalonia

University of Barcelona. Digital Heritage Library