Miss Wight Photographic Collection

Hop picking in Herefordshire, 1937 (P DX263 60/7078)Miss Marjorie L Wight (1889-1973) was an author and amateur photographer working mainly in Herfordshire and Worcestershire. An enthusiastic recorder of rural crafts and disappearing agricultural practices, her famous picture of millstone dressing is an early example of flash photography.

This collection consists of prints dating back as far as 1895, and negatives of her own photographs from the 1920s to the 1940s.

More information

  • A full description is available on our online catalogue

  • Reference number: P DX263

  • Reference copy prints are available in the Reading Room
Photography Wight

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