Rose Wild

@TimesArchive

I'm the Archive Editor of The Times, digging up bits of weird history from 1785 to the present day

Photos and Videos by @TimesArchive

  • Timeline
  • Gallery

Connery may get a feel for James Bond part "with practice" - Times lukewarm on Dr No (1962)

  • 725 days ago via site
  • 202

Plot too thin? Our next film will a very thick plot. McCartney to critics of Magical Mystery Tour

  • 725 days ago via site
  • 80

Disco was a game to be played with ping-pong bats on small playing fields (1927)

  • 726 days ago via site
  • 39

Eric Hobsbawm on the power - and responsibility - of Times leader writers (1976)

  • 729 days ago via site
  • 642

Friday animal story: the Perfect Badger, who unpacked suitcases and loved pancakes

  • 732 days ago via site
  • 867

Does eating badgers cure asthma? (maybe not)

  • 732 days ago via site
  • 112

Unfinished, ugly, slipshod - The Times not impressed by the Impressionists, 1883

  • 733 days ago via site
  • 3,388

The Times obituary of Degas, published September 28, 1917

  • 733 days ago via site
  • 276

"That the world will ever see beauty in Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe is not to be believed" Times art critic #Manet

  • 733 days ago via site
  • 105

Duke & Duchess of Cambridge had slightly more diplomatic visit to Solomons than Duke of Edinburgh

  • 742 days ago via site
  • 150

Armed manhunt after Harry Roberts shoots dead two police officers & accomplices kill third, London, 1966

  • 742 days ago via site
  • 296

The awful death of Isadora Duncan #otd 1927

  • 746 days ago via site
  • 3,578

US and British Olympic teams in dispute over "unfairness" and bad judging decisions (1908)

  • 784 days ago via site
  • 215

US Olympic tug-of-war team accuse Brits of cheating - by wearing police boots (1908)

  • 784 days ago via site
  • 119

The Times obituary of Thomas Gainsborough 1788 (part 3) #otd

  • 789 days ago via site
  • 85

The Times obituary of Thomas Gainsborough 1788 (part2) #otd

  • 789 days ago via site
  • 71

The Times obituary of Thomas Gainsborough, 1788 (part1) #otd

  • 789 days ago via site
  • 86

"I would have loved to have been President" - Gore Vidal 1976

  • 790 days ago via site
  • 71

How to celebrate the abolition of slavery - August 1, 1834 #otd

  • 790 days ago via site
  • 212

Coming 2nd is not a failure! Britain's medal score in 1948 Olympics

  • 791 days ago via site
  • 111