The Declaration of Arbroath
2020 marked the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath, one of Scotland's most important historical artefacts. Explore the document in detail and listen to our podcast.
Britain in the late nineteenth century experienced a revolution in domestic comfort as rising living standards (the consequence of cheap food imports) generated surplus income for ordinary householders which was spent by many on home furnishings.
The wood engraving profession
From the professionalisation of wood engraving during the first half of the 19th century, the trade had virtually disappeared by the beginning of the 20th century.