See life in London through a Victorian lens

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See life in London through a Victorian lens

Events are underway to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria.

And as the British film industry was born during the final years of Queen Victoria's life, the BFI has released its entire collection of works, made during the era.

Recently placed online, the rare archive gives us a new way to see what life was like in the late 1800s.

Bryony Dixon is the BFI's silent film curator, and talk about recognising the monarch’s bicentenary.

 

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