News archive for Month: September 2014

Who were the Aero girls?

A new website has been launched by the University of York, devoted to the quest by researchers Kerstin Doble and Francesca Taylor to discover the stories behind a series of portraits of 20 young women. The portraits were commissioned by the confectionery manufacturers Rowntree and used to advertise Aero chocolate between 1951 and 1957. They […]

Sainsbury Archive launches online catalogue

The Sainsbury Archive at the Museum of London Docklands has launched an online catalogue at:http://catalogue.sainsburyarchive.org.uk/ The catalogue comprises more than 19,000 records descriptions and 2000 digital images, along with authority records for the key people and places with links to Sainsburys, including details of historical store locations.

Save the Wedgwood Collection

The Wedgwood Collection, one of the most important industrial archives in the world and a unique record of over 250 years of British art, is under threat of being separated and sold off.