Roy Westlake Collection (RW)

SWiB Reference RW
Accession Number 3
Coverage Temporal 1940s-1990s
Type Photographic

Administrative Detail -

Roy Westlake has lived in Devon nearly all his life, many of his photographs have been used in local publications, journals and magazines. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society in 1967 and his photographs have been exhibited and extensively published throughout Europe, many being used on television. Much of the content deposited with the image bank was used to compile the West Country Photographic Library of which Roy administered. Roy is now a much valued recurring visitor to the image bank.

In May 2010, two of our volunteers interviewed Roy onsite at SWiB about his photography and background.


Roy Westlake with Christine Davis & Jevan Bartlett, SWiB, May 2010

Read the full Roy Westlake Interview here.

Scope and Content -

The RW collection, deposited by Roy Westlake with the South West Image Bank in 2007 with accruals in 2008/2009 and 2010, contains over 20,000 individual photographs taken during the 1940s-1990s. The collection has been fully appraised and divided into 27 searchable sets.

Collection Catalogue (full) RW_Catalogue.doc

Access -

Open access.

View the SWiB Collection Galleries page for access to the images (additional sets will be added monthly).

Or contact us to book an appointment to view the collection onsite or request further information.

Reproduction Conditions -

Reproduction from scanned surrogates of originals in accordance with appropriate copy ordering proceedure.

Publication Note -

See (1977) Westlake, Roy., View of Devon (Search Room copy available to view).

Note -

Description compiled by Stacey Dyer, Archivist, 1 October 2008.
Updated by Stacey Dyer, Archivist, 18th May 2010 / 25th May 2010.


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