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.
Photographs by P B Abery of Breconshire and the Border Counties.
A photographic album by Mary Dillwyn, Wales’s earliest female photographer and also one of Britain’s most notable early female photographers.
Early photographs from the Swansea area (1840-1860).
An album by Carleton E Watkins (1829-1916), one of the finest American landscape photographers of the nineteenth century.
The land and people of Wales through the lens of John Thomas (1838-1905), Liverpool.
A series of postcards depicting the biggest pit disaster in the history of the Welsh coal industry, 1913.
The immense archive of the photojournalist Geoff Charles (1909-2002).
Negatives taken by H W Lloyd of Bala from 1900 to 1925, including images of POWs at Frongoch Camp.
Photographs and slides of Patagonia taken by W R Owen (1955 and 1965).