View digital versions of some of the Library's photographic collection.
From the harrowing photographs recording the tragic Senghennydd disaster, to the amazing record of Welsh life in the Geoff Charles collection. The Library's photographic collections details all aspects of Welsh life.
A group of various types of early photographs, most of which are still presented in their original leather, brass and velvet cases.
Early photographs from the Swansea area (1840-1860).
A photographic album by Mary Dillwyn, Wales’s earliest female photographer and also one of Britain’s most notable early female photographers.
The land and people of Wales through the lens of John Thomas (1838-1905), Liverpool.
An album by Carleton E Watkins (1829-1916), one of the finest American landscape photographers of the nineteenth century.
Photographs by P B Abery of Breconshire and the Border Counties.
A series of postcards depicting the biggest pit disaster in the history of the Welsh coal industry, 1913.
Negatives taken by H W Lloyd of Bala from 1900 to 1925, including images of POWs at Frongoch Camp.
The immense archive of the photojournalist Geoff Charles (1909-2002).
Photographs and slides of Patagonia taken by W R Owen (1955 and 1965).