The National Archives of the UK Marks the Centenary of Inheriting COPY 1 Records

Posted by admin on Apr 24, 2012

A commemorative event at Stationers’ Hall today marks 100 years since The National Archives inherited the collection of photographs and artwork which makes up the COPY 1 record series.

The National Archives’ collections will be exhibited and reunited with earlier records from the Stationers’ Hall for the first time in a century. The collection includes more than 150,000 commercial posters and labels and over 250,000 photographs dating from the middle of the 19th century to the early 20th century.

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