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Fragments of 3 Roman Sculptures

Roman Sculptural Fragments

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Find out about classical mythology and archaeology through our collection of Roman sculptural fragments, researched by Careers for All placement Sarah.
A black and white photograph of a man and a woman looking at each other and wearing eveningwear

Deciphering a 1960s Dress from a Photograph

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Discover the dress styles of the 1960s in our latest blog, researched by placement student Mominah using a photograph in the Leeds Museums and Galleries collection.
A woman is looking at a sculpture in a glass case of the head of a boy in a gallery

Shifting Perspectives at Leeds Art Gallery

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Find out what visitors have to say about the Shifting Perspectives exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery.
Detail of the top of a yellow silk ballgown with puffed short sleeves and a scooped neckline

What to Wear in the 1800s

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Delve into the conundrum of what to wear as a wealthy woman in the 1800s.
A sepia photograph of a captain in the army

Captain James Walker Foreman

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Leeds-born Captain James Walker Foreman flew 637 hours on the front line in World War One, and survived a bullet wound from below.
1906 Ordinance survey map (published 1908)

Skating in Edwardian Leeds

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In 1909, there were 5 skating rinks in Leeds. Using historic maps, Catherine Robins has found out exactly where they were and what became of the buildings after they closed.