Photography

Dorset Museum started collecting photographs late in the 19th century. Images in the archive date from the earliest days of photography to today. Around 50,000 prints, 20,000 negatives, 12,000 slides and 5,000 glass plates in the collection give us insights into lifestyles, occupations and traditions around the region over time.  Significant photographers featured in the archive include Harry Pouncy, Francis Frith and Charles Cornish-Browne.

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Sat 24 December | CLOSED
Sun 25 December | CLOSED
Mon 26 December | CLOSED
Tues 27 Dec | OPEN, Bank Holiday hours
Wed 28 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Thurs 29 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Fri 30 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Sat 31 Dec | OPEN – 9am to 3pm (early closing)
Sun 1 Jan 2023 | CLOSED
Mon 2 Jan | OPEN, Bank Holiday hours
Tues 3 Jan | OPEN, normal hours

Thatching at Grove House

Photography

May 15, 2021

Thatching at Grove House

Taken by M. H. Ouseley…

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015_Legg of Loders thatching at Grove House

Photography

May 15, 2021

Thatching at Grove House

Taken by M. H. Ouseley…

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Thatching at Grove House

Photography

May 15, 2021

Thatching at Grove House

Taken by M. H. Ouseley…

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Mr. Legg of Shipton thatching a rick at Bredy Farm

Photography

May 15, 2021

Thatching a rick a rick at Bredy Farm

Taken by M. H. Ouseley…

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023_Milking time at Herrison Dairy

Photography

May 12, 2021

Milking time at Herrison Dairy

Taken L. Frisby…

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022_Edgar Hawkins milking

Photography

May 12, 2021

Edgar Hawkins milking at Burton Bradstock

Taken by M.H. Ouseley…

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021_Heads up!

Photography

May 12, 2021

Drink More Milk or from Producer to Consumer

Postcard…

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020_Cary and Grimsdell Milk Factory, Litton Cheney

Photography

May 12, 2021

Carey & Grimsdell butter factory, Dorchester

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019_Collecting milk from Manor Farm, Burton Bradstock

Photography

May 12, 2021

Collecting milk from Manor Farm, Burton Bradstock

Taken by by M.H. Ouseley…

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