Kent Photo Archive

Dedicated to preserving Kent's history in pictures

Kent Photo Archive

This extensive photo-archive currently contains 25517 historic images, with many dating back to the late 1800s.

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Enter    FEATURE *:

* FEATURE can be such items as Church, Station, Mill, Lighthouse or even a street name. Do not use abbreviations – (eg: Use Street not St).

To view images from specific contributing Museums and Collectors, click the relevant section below.

Each section has its own Search by Select facility and many contain additional specialist groups of images relevant to their collections.

This website also contains the following five specialist image collections. Click section to view.

KPA extra = is a collection of modern images showing various bits of old street ‘furniture’ and the like which can still be seen today. It includes such items as Victorian Postboxes, Sundials, ¬†Water Pumps and Milestones. Click the section logo to view.