From the turn of the twentieth century until the outbreak of the First World War, Americans flooded London each summer in their thousands, with many travelling for the sole purpose of shopping. Contemporary newspaper articles referred to this…

Baseball matches had been held sporadically in London since the turn of the twentieth century, with spectator figures fluctuating between a couple of hundred and a couple of thousand. This was until the baseball match held on the 4th July 1918…

From 1917 onwards major exhibitions were held across Britain as the government sought to revive popular support for the war. Two of these were held here at The People’s Palace: The Great Air Exhibition of 1917 and The British Battle Photographs in…