Photographic Archives

We are extremely lucky in that all five of our local councils have large photographic archives, links to them are listed below
In addition English Heritage have an interesting site with aeriel pictures of Britain taken between 1919 and 1953.

Britain from Above

Moving Image

Louis Le Prince shot the first moving images in Leeds in 1888, early films from the 1890s onwards can be accessed at the Yorkshire Film Archive.  The British Film Institute also has a large collection of moving images.