In Focus

Roger Hudson expands on a photograph of a locomotive taken during the American Civil War by one of Mathew Brady’s team.

Roger Hudson sheds light on an 1898 image of US soldiers fighting alongside Cubans to end Spanish rule on the Caribbean island.

A hilltop view of a smouldering city, following the devastating earthquake of April 18th, 1906.

Roger Hudson expands on a photograph of an Edwardian excursion to the sites at Giza around 1910.

Peering through the pines, a German cycle company of the First World War is captured on camera. Roger Hudson explains.

A famous vessel from an unfamiliar perspective.

Roger Hudson expands on a photograph of Enoch Powell campaigning in his Wolverhampton seat in 1970.

Chairman Mao photographed attempting to swim the River Yangtze in July 1966.