Explore our collection of tinsel prints online now

By other museum staff on 19 Dec 2011

As part of our collections online programme bringing greater online access to our collections over the next three years, including the addition of over 90,000 objects, today sees our collection of tinsel prints go live on our website, just in time for Christmas. Either search “Theatrical tinsel portraits” to browse the collection or you can access them directly using this link. Here our Project Assistant, Ellie, provides her perspective on some of the prints she has recently been working with: During the nineteenth century, London’s theatres were a popular medium. Whole genres of popular plays would develop and protests were carried out when theatre prices rose. […]