View Photographs

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.

P B Abery

Photographs by P B Abery of Breconshire and the Border Counties.

Mary Dillwyn's Llysdinam Album

A photographic album by Mary Dillwyn, Wales’s earliest female photographer and also one of Britain’s most notable early female photographers.

Early Swansea Photography

Early photographs from the Swansea area (1840-1860).

Carleton E Watkins

An album by Carleton E Watkins (1829-1916), one of the finest American landscape photographers of the nineteenth century.

John Thomas

The land and people of Wales through the lens of John Thomas (1838-1905), Liverpool.

Senghennydd Disaster

A series of postcards depicting the biggest pit disaster in the history of the Welsh coal industry, 1913.

Geoff Charles

The immense archive of the photojournalist Geoff Charles (1909-2002).

H W Lloyd

Negatives taken by H W Lloyd of Bala from 1900 to 1925, including images of POWs at Frongoch Camp.

Dwynwen Belsey collection

Photographs and slides of Patagonia taken by W R Owen (1955 and 1965).

Changes to the Catalogue 

During December, the Library will be changing to a new Catalogue, which will replace the current Catalogue and Full Catalogue. 

We would like to notify current users of the Library that there will be some changes that may affect their use of the Catalogue and require further action. 

Changes to the Catalogue

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