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Preview: Bradford portraits captured in time

Discover Bradford's population frozen in time in archive photos from Belle Vue studio.
Discover Bradford's population frozen in time in a collection of lost archive photos from Belle Vue studio during the 20th Century. 

The images are a record of Bradford at at a time of extraordinary change and reflect the growth of the city's diverse communities.

Family lives on camera

The secrets of a lost archive of photos from Bradford reveals hidden family lives.
We discover the secrets of a lost archive of portrait photos showing the changing face of Bradford in the 20th Century. 

Two British-Ukrainian sisters reveal the moving story of how family photographs taken at the Belle Vue studios in Yorkshire were sent back to their grandparents in Ukraine. 

The photographs were a record of the sisters growing up at a time when few people had cameras and mobile phone selfies did not exist.