Browse Collections (38 total)

Penzance Old Cornwall Society

This is a wide ranging collection of images which includes photo albums, glass negatives and prints together with a large amount of 35mm slides by…

Turner Album


An album of photos was donated to the library with no information attached other than a signature inscribed inside the cover.
'Florence M. Woodman…

Geoffrey Harvey Album


Early photos of Penzance people "the great and the good". The pho of Princess Alexandra is part of a lager photo by Robert Preston. We are therefore…

Lamorna Birch Family Photos


A small collection of photos from the family of Samuel John 'Lamorna' Birch. 1869-1955, the founder of the colony of artists and writers who lived…

Morrab Library


This was started by David Puddifoot as a place to keep photos taken for a calendar in 2022.

Small Photo Album

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Album with photos and postcards glued in place. Some pages are collaged and some have captions

Trevaskis Collection


The surname comes from the farm of Trevaskis standing close by Gwinear parish.
W.J. Trevaskis was in a geographically-constrained way a successful…

Miscellaneous Glass Negatives and Lantern Slides


The photo Archive has acquired a large number of glass negatives and lantern slides from various donations. The topics range from those with local…

Harry Collection


This collection comprises of the family photos of Carlene Edith Harry, who was born in Essex in 1937.
She was the only child of Edith Sarah Harry…

Way Collection

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This collection contains views and images of people taken in the latter part of the 19th early 20th centuries.

It is not possible to identify…

Morrab Archive


Various digitised images from the Morrab Archives. Each with the archival number expressed using dots instead of slashes.

Pye Collection

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The collection consists of 422 photos which were donated by the St Just in Rosalind and St Mawes Heritage Group. The collection consists of images of…

Caldwell Harpur Family Album

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Caldwell Harpur, (born Elliott Calwell Harpur in Spalford, Nottinghamshire, England on 25 February 1866) kept very detailed diaries from his 14th to…

Zennor Wayside Museum

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The collection came from the Zennor Wayside Museum which was housed at the old mill in Zennor. It was privately run and when the owners retired the…

Gutch Collection

A collection of digital images from an album which is not owned by the Morrab Library. A former owner of the album has made these images available to…