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  • Rooin sheep possibly at North Roe.
  • Shetland Fiddlers playing during Shetland Folk Festival wearing Fair Isle patterned waistcoats and pullovers.
  • Katie Hughson, Whalsay, with kishie of peats on her back. Aged 82.

Photo Library

This is a unique online archive of over 60,000 images of all aspects of Shetland heritage and culture.  The collections date from the 1880s to modern times.

It’s a growing and active collection that is constantly being added to as new images or information comes in.

Photographs can be ordered online and will normally take up to three weeks to arrive.

Please enjoy this unique collection.

Click the following link to leave the Shetland Museum and Archives website and visit our photographic library:

Shetland Museum and Archive Photographic Library