Mark Etheridge

Contact Details

Mark Etheridge
Social & Cultural History
The Collections Centre
Heol Crochendy
Parc Nantgarw
CF15 7QT

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3574

Staff Name

Mark Etheridge

Job Title

Curator: Industry and Transport

Areas of Responsibility:

Management of the industry & transport photographic collections (over 206,000 images). Curatorial responsibility for early historic photography collections, including an internationally important collection by the circle of John Dillwyn Llewelyn (a collection of 1,240 prints, paper and glass negatives, mainly dating to the 1850s). Curatorial responsibility of the photographic 3-D collections (camera equipment etc) held within the department.

Qualifications, memberships and relevant positions

BA (Hons).

Research Interests

Research interests focused on early photography in Wales and photographic equipment. Researching a large collection of early photographs by the circle of John Dillwyn Llewelyn, contributing to a recent catalogue for the touring exhibition ‘Pastures Green and Dark Satanic Mills’. Scoping and researching the photographic equipment collections held within the department. Interests also include making collections available online, developing and researching collections for the online databases ‘Images of Industry’ and ‘First World War Collections’, and developing new ways to improve the management of the industry and transport photographic collections.


Historic photography, photographic equipment.


Selected Publications

Barringer, T., and Fairclough, O. 2014. Pastures Green & Dark Satanic Mills, American Federation of Arts, 2014 (contributing authors: A. Pritchard, M. Munro, M. Etheridge).

Blog Entries

by Mark Etheridge
20 March 2017
by Mark Etheridge
20 July 2015
by Mark Etheridge
18 December 2013
4 November 2013