Dances, Death Rites and Dedications: The Art of Dying

by Adam Barham, Art Library. Throughout history, death has inspired artists to create stirring and thought-provoking work. As death affects us all and invokes a whole range of emotions, there are myriad examples of death-inspired art. These include explorations of the nature of death, depictions of deaths and funerals, as well as dedications and monuments…

Burial Records – An Introduction

The article below was originally published in 2017. It has been lightly-edited to fit our 2020 series examining family history resources for beginners.  This Saturday 25 March, our Local and Family History department will have a stall at the Be Curious festival at the University of Leeds. We were kindly invited by the Brotherton Library’s Special Collections,…