Record Number : 103843 of 13452

Title : Morrab Library website

Description :
Morrab Library is an independent library located in Penzance, Cornwall. The Library was founded in 1818, and as well as its book collection, houses collections of photographs of life in West Cornwall between 1870 and 1970 (these include images of fishing, shipwrecks, harbours), and the Napoleonic Collection (1770 - 1840) of prints. Bibliographies of these collections are contained on the site. The Napoleonic Collection includes maps, and images of the Royal Navy of that period, and of the Egyptian Campaign, (during which the Battle of the Nile was fought). Links to Cornish parish information on genealogical research is also contained on the site, as well as visitor information for the Library. The site contains advertising.


Uncontrolled Keywords : Aboukir; Napoleon; Peninsular War; Horatio Nelson; HMS Bellerophon; Military affairs and naval forces; Reference works

Controlled Keywords : Morrab Library;

Language : eng;

Period : 19th Century; 20th Century (1900 - 1945); 20th Century (1946 - 1999)

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