We have a huge collection of photos and images of West Sussex throughout history available for you to come and see or view online.
Many historical photos, prints and drawings are available online:
- West Sussex Past Pictures - A database of images provided by local museums and the County Library Service.
- Photographic database - Search over 30,000 photos and 5,000 digital images at the Record Office.
- Record Office online catalogue - Photos and images of documents held by the Record Office.
- West Sussex Past Gateway - Search over 2 million records from 29 heritage databases simultaneously.
- Online picture gallery - Buy hundreds of images of West Sussex dating back through the years!
- Learning resources - As part of our collection of learning resources you can view pictures from both World Wars and of seaside and Victorian West Sussex.
- Mystery pictures - View our Mystery pictures blog and see if you can help us identify the images.
- South of England Picture Library - A wide selection of images, including rights free pictures, across the south.
In West Sussex libraries
Around 1.5 million photos and pictures of Sussex are held by the Library Service.
At the West Sussex Record Office
Over 250,000 photographs, prints and drawings showing West Sussex in the past are stored at the Record Office.