Get creative and make your own art inspired by the buildings in the Sights of Wonder exhibition. Collect textures at home or outside and use these to create an architecture collage- it can be big or small, real or imaginary… it’s up to you!
Skills: looking, reading, talking, thinking
Art skills: looking, textures, colour, shape, scale, using tools and materials, imagination, design, composition
Designed for families and suitable for children of all ages
Why not try your hand at creative writing inspired by travel, a central theme in the exhibition? Our creative writing warm-ups and prompts will inspire and guide you- listen to the audio or download the PDF.
Designed for adults but suitable for children and young people too
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Below is a video provided by the Royal Collection Trust which explains the wet collodion photographic process used by Francis Bedford while touring with the prince. As a process it had only been invented in the 1850s, just over 10 years before it was used by Bedford during the Royal Tour with such skill