Francis Frith Nostalgic Photos, Maps, Books & Memories of Britain
This page takes you to the collection of photos of Lewes
Edward Reeves Photography
A collection of thousands of images of Lewes and its people spanning over 150 years. Currently only a selection of archival photos can be seen and bought in their Lewes shop.
Reeves Archive Research Project
Investigating and preserving the Edward Reeves archive of negatives, images, and business records.
David Simkin Directory of Photographic Studios in Lewes 1851-1910, including Cooksbridge, Newick and Ringmer.
Lewes photographers A-G
Lewes photographers H-Z
Click on Notes and Examples for each photographer listed to view the images.
This is part of the wider Sussex PhotoHistory website covering all Sussex photographers of this period.
- England’s Places collection of images of our built heritage, from the 1850s to the early 1990s. Subjects include churches and country houses, historic buildings and modern architecture. Street scenes, village-scapes, and photographic records of buildings threatened with destruction during the mid 20th century. View the Lewes collection
- Britain from Above Extensive collection of aerial photographs from 1919-1953. (Search for Lewes)
Bob Cairns Lewes in Old Picture Postcards, European Library, c1988.
Views from c1901 to c1925
Rendel Williams‘ Sussex Postcards website
Search for views of Lewes by using the interactive map.
Nevill Residents Association Postcard collection
Sharpe Collection of Henry Petrie Watercolours
330 watercolours by Henry Petrie made publicly available by the Sussex Archaeological Society. Includes churches in and around Lewes c 1800.
W.F. Saunders collection
Sepia drawings of Sussex churches 1862-1900, from the Sussex Archaeological Society collection
Images of Sussex country houses, from the Sussex Archaeological Society collection. Paintings, drawings, plans, photographs.