Virtual Exhibition


 ‘A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words’


 About this Virtual Exhibition


The March Virtual Exhibition presents a selection of images from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries including some images which depict women in their more traditional roles but in other photographs, women of all ages can be seen stepping forward with courage and determination, helping to break down barriers in a changing society. 

These images have been taken from the following photographic collections held by Libraries NI Heritage Departments - the F. J. Bigger Archive in Belfast Central Library, the Hugh Kerr and Bigger and McDonald photograph archives in Derry Central Library. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​