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Online collections

Our art collection and First World War collection are online through projects and partnerships. We will continue to develop this further through future collaboration and activity.

Art collection

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Northampton Museums and Art Gallery supports Art UK, which is an online home for public art collections across the UK. Over 650 works from our fine art collection including oil paintings and sculpture are accessible online through Art UK. 

Browse the Museum's collection on Art UK

First World War archive

small round badge depicting a castle surrounded by leaves forming a wreath shape

Objects from the social history collection and from the military collection dating from the period 1914-1918 can be viewed on the museum’s First World War Conflict and Community online archive. This archive is the result of a project supported by the National Heritage Lottery Fund, Royal and Derngate, and Northampton Museums and Art Gallery to commemorate the First World War. 

Conflict and Community online archive

Military online collections

Shoe factory photos

Black and white photograph of the rough stuff room at The Mounts shoe factory, Northampton, c.1900

Some of our collection of shoe factory photos are available to view online.

View our collection of shoe factory photos

World footwear collection

Pair of men's brown leather and snakeskin toe thong sandals. Footbed stamped: AUTHENTIC SHOE & CO. Made by Takegahara Toshinosuke, Japan 2003

Images of some of our world footwear are available to view online.

View our world footwear collection

Northamptonshire history

Black and white photograph depicting high rise square buildings viewed accross a road.

The Mounts Baths, Northampton.


Historic photographs in our collection are available to view online.

Northamptonshire towns and villages


Other collections

Images of other collections and museum activity can be viewed online.

Images of our collections