Browse Collections (38 total)

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…

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…

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…

Dawson Napoleonic Collection

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

Contributors: Dawson

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Miscellaneous Photos


Photos which do not fit into other categories

Morrab Archive


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