Pictures and photographs | Oxfordshire County Council

Pictures and photographs

About our Oxfordshire pictures, postcards and photographs.

A woman guilding a frame

The photographic collections includes the following:

  • A wide range of images depicting most parishes in Oxfordshire and a wide selection of postcards.
  • Large collections of photographs such as those of Banbury Livestock Market, and those associated with recording projects, for example, the project about the closure of the USAF air base at Upper Heyford.
  • Images of local industries such as Pavlova leather makers of Abingdon, the Oxford Steam Plough Company, and Coopers Department Store in Oxford.
  • Paintings by William Turner of Oxford, Michael Angelo Rooker, James Allen Shuffrey, Terry Frost, Nina Carroll, Stanley Anderson, Maurice Draper, Robin Tanner and William Carline.

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Use our Heritage Search to explore our online collections of historical photographs, documents and objects.

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For more information and visits, please contact the Museums Resource Centre.

Last reviewed
21 June 2018
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