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Maurice Adams, South London Art Gallery and School of Arts and Crafts Elevation and Partial Plan, 1903. London Borough of Southwark Art Collection/South London Gallery Collection

Visit the South London Gallery's online archive to discover more about the history of the SLG and the local area. The archive includes our interactive map charting the changing cultural and social landscape of Peckham and Camberwell from the 1860s to the present day.

Explore the SLG Archive and the interactive map on our screens in the Fire Station gallery foyer, at 82 Peckham Road. You can also browse the Archive at home through our online catalogue.

The SLG Archive collection contains material documenting the gallery’s activities from the 1880s to the present day, and includes early reports and correspondence, exhibition files, print and marketing materials, records relating to the education programme, photographs, oral history interviews, newspaper cuttings and ephemera.

If you have a specific research request, please email Please note that much of the SLG archive material is stored off-site.