The museum is proud to hold several important photographic collections.  During the next few weeks this website will display samples from the following collections:-

Company and family photos 1900 onwards

International 14’s, International Canoes, Sea Scouts and much more

Boats from pre First World War to the 1950’s, named and  dated.  Many from the East Coast of England

Photographs of Salters' boats from the 1900’s

Joe Carstairs powerboat racing in the 1920’s

The Kirk Collection

The Museum has recently acquired a large and as yet uncatalogued collection of the original glass plates by this noted Victorian Photographer.  As well as photographs of the large yachts of the rich and privileged the Collection includes pictures of the cadets at Osborne  and the aristocracy of Europe at their house parties in Cowes.