Honouring Claudia
History

Honouring Claudia

It was Claudia Jones’ appearance on a UK postage stamp in 2008 that signalled her transition from virtual oblivion to her elevation into the political mainstream as part of the Royal Mail’s ‘women of distinction’ issue. It didn’t happen by accident. For years there had been a quiet but determined campaign to ensure that she … Continue reading

Lost and found
History

Lost and found

They stare out of the frame with the stillness and solemnity characteristic of Victorian studio photography, except that these boys and girls are black and their remarkable images were taken after being admitted to the first Barnardo’s homes more than 100 years ago. Who they are and how they came to be in the care … Continue reading