TitleHerbert Photographic Collection
DescriptionA large collection of photographic negatives taken by Graham V Herbert in and around Weymouth from 1950s to 1980s.
PhysicalDescriptionThe collection is suffering from vinegar syndrome.
AdminHistoryThe Herbert collection of negatives was presented to Weymouth Library by the widow of Graham V Herbert in 1983. It contains approximately 5000 packets of film captured between 1953 and 1983; and a further 2000 packets of portraits. The original index was prepared by Weymouth Library staff and transferred to DHC in 2007.
Digitisation of the negatives has been funded by Dorset Community Fund (2014); Creative Employment Programme (2014-2016); TownsWeb Archiving Digitisation Grant (2017) and the general public via a crowdfunding campaign (2017).
CopiesDigital copies of some images are available.
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