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Christina Broom: the first female press photographer

Christina Broom lived most of her life in Fulham, from about 1904 until the death of her husband in 1912 at 38 Burnfoot Avenue and then she and her daughter, Winifred, moved to 92 Munster Road. She took thousands of … Continue reading

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Fulham Palace through the Great War

Running at Fulham Palace until 16 April 2015 (with some closure periods over Christmas), there is a free exhibition entitled ‘Fulham Palace through the Great War’. The exhibition tells the story of the Great War at Fulham Palace, the role … Continue reading

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How We Might Live: William Morris’s Socialism

William Morris was one of Hammersmith’s most famous former residents. The Local Studies Library (at Hammersmith Library) holds a very large and important collection of his printed books and other material related to his life and work. What is not so well … Continue reading

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The Japanese – British Exhibition 1910

A few weeks ago, the Fulham & Hammersmith Archives received an enquiry about the Ainu village at the Japanese-British exhibition of 1910.  This led me to a treasure trove of photographs and comments on Japan’s first major exhibition in the … Continue reading

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Brook Green Artists, 1890-1940

In the first half of the twentieth century there were several artists working in or near Brook Green in Hammersmith, and an exhibition to show some of their work is to be held in Hammersmith Library from 3 – 6 July 2013. Continue reading

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