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Shetland Museum and Archives Photo Library

Welcome to the Shetland Museum Photographic Archive. This collection contains over 60,000 images showing all aspects of Shetland Life. It also contains a growing selection of images of artifacts and documents from the museums collection.

We are keen to keep this collection live, so please use the online help facility to provide further information that you feel will add to the archive. Also please let us know if you have images you think we would like to add to the collection.

Most of all enjoy this unique insight into Shetland

*NEW* From 2019 we are implementing watermarks to all images. This will not affect photographs ordered from us, which will still be supplied in high resolution, without watermark logo.


North Boats
North Boats Collection
Landscapes Collection
Fishing Collection
Transport Collection
Textiles Collection
Crofting Collection