Picture Post Historical Archive

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The Picture Post Historical Archive comprises the complete archive of Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957 - all digitised from originals in full colour. Picture Post's innovative use of photo-journalism captured the imagination of the British people, with readership at its peak estimated at 80% of the population. In the era before television, it became the window on the world for ordinary people, bringing the major social and political issues of the day into popular consciousness.


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the Picture Post website - you'll be prompted to log in to MUSE as necessary.


If you experience any difficulties in using this eresource please call the Library Help Service on extension 27200 or email library@sheffield.ac.uk.