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The Library collects pictures that illustrate or portray places in Wales, people of Welsh background who live in Wales and other places, as well as individuals who have played a part in Wales’ history or life.

Artists from Wales: Interpreting art

A strategy to help students of all ages to interpret art. These artworks are from the National Library of Wales' collection.

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View Pictures

View digital versions of some of the Library's vast pictures collections.

A Tour in Wales

Extra-illustrated volumes by Thomas Pennant (1726-1798) that chronicles the three journeys he made through Wales between 1773 and 1776.

Turner and Wales

Two landscapes of Wales by J M W Turner (1775-1851).

Europeana 280

10 paintings that portray the richness of the visual history of Wales.

More digitised pictures

Many more digital versions and context of some of the Library's pictures collections.