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A selection of incredible images from The National Archives in London

The National Archives is Britain's official memory - caring for 1000 years of British history. William Shakespeare’s Will, original designs for Big Ben and James Watts’ Steam Engine, Vintage Victorian Advertising Posters, Maps from around the world, WW2 propaganda posters, Wallpaper and Textile Designs from the 1800s, State Papers of Henry VIII and much, much more.

Start exploring the collection with this fascinating app. It’s history with a twist!

Order prints of any image through the pixidapps online store powered by Zazzle. Select your favorites, save to your photoroll, email your friends, bring a bit of history into your home or workplace.

Every image in this mobile museum is captioned with vital additional information. Brush up on the history you didn’t know you needed to know: Kings and Queens, two world wars, Victorian Britain, the British Empire, Soccer, the Declaration of Independence. Quirky, atmospheric images from a past age.

Let us know which images you like and what you want to see more of. We will update the app with the best suggestions. More sport? Decorative Designs? People and Places? Please leave your comments when you rate the app and we’ll add in more of your favorites.


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