Historical photos Nottingham

Delve into the rich history of Nottingham with Picture Nottingham, an extensive collection of photos, postcards, glass plates and engravings from our libraries. Our image library covers the last 100 years and more of history from the local community, industry, landscape and archaeology. Read information about each photo to discover more of the local story.

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Popular Themes

Use our curated themes to look through old photos relating to a topic, building or subject. We’ve included our most popular themes below to help get you started.

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Our favourite historic images of Nottingham. View all

  • Photos of Sport in Nottingham
    Featured theme: Sport

    A collection of our favorite sporting images including Nottingham Forest, Notts County, cricket at Trent Bridge and Torvill and Dean. View the Theme

  • Picture Nottingham image collection
    About the collection

    Picture Nottingham is working to digitise and preserve a large and varied library of historical photos of Nottingham for the enjoyment of everyone. Read more…

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    Contribute to the Collection

    Do you have some interesting photos of Nottingham? If you would like to contribute to our our collection you can find all you need to know here. Read more…