Browse Collections (38 total)

Miscellaneous Photos


Photos which do not fit into other categories

Stanley Opie Archaeology


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

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…

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…

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…

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…

Dawson Napoleonic Collection

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

Contributors: Dawson

Serena Wadham Archive


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…

Old Penwithians Association


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

The Ronald Garlick Newport Collection of Gibson Wreck Photographs


A collection of mostly shipwreck photographs mostly by Gibson of Penzance.
CSI: Richard Larn & Clive Carter, Cornish Shipwrecks, Vol 1:…

Morrab Library Archives


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

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…