Browse Collections (16 total)

Wayside Museum, Zennor

When the Wayside Museum in Zennor closed in 2015, photographs from its displays were donated to the Morrab Library. As these photos are copies we do…

Morrab Library Archives

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Items digitised from collections in the Morrab Library's archive.

Old Penwithians Association

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A collection of images relating to the Penzance County School for Boys which became Penzance County Grammar School and then Humphry Davy Grammar…

Serena Wadham Archive

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Serena Wadham (1930-2006) was a photojournalist who was based in Islington from the late 1960s until 1987, when she retired to Cornwall, spending her…

Dawson Napoleonic Collection

Photographs of items from the Morrab Library's Dawson Napoleonic Collection

Contributors: Dawson

Geoffrey Harvey Album

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An album of 'Cartes de Visites' taken in the 1860s, representing a record of the Penzance middle and upper classes of this era.

Richards Collection

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The Richards Collection represents the work of one Penzance family of professional photographers over several generations - from the early 1850s until…

Angove Collection

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The Angove Collection consists of over 3000 photographic prints. Collected by Dick Angove (1917-1992), a prolific writer on all aspects of Cornish…

Newlyn Collection

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The Newlyn Collection, collected and donated by Dr Eric Richards depicts many aspects of life and work in Newlyn between 1880 and 1930. Many of the…

Chown Collection

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The Chown Collection is a fascinating portrait of Edwardian family life in the village of Townshend. Beautiful composed photographs of horse-drawn…

Stanley Opie Archaeology

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The Stanley Opie Archaeology collection (1001 quarter plate glass negatives) covers archaeological sites and excavations from the 1920s to 1950s. It…

Miscellaneous Photos

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Photos which do not fit into other categories