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Picture Library » Image: Tenzing Norgay on the summit of Chukhung Peak, refernence S0001256We are a member of BAPLA, and provide picture research and licensing services.

Online database: over 8,000 images

Try keyword searches, or browse themed galleries. Register to create/view/send lightboxes and image orders.

Picture research

For items not online, we also carry out picture research on your behalf (we may charge a fee for this).

Scanning and photography

Scanning/photography of originals is subject to the condition of the original and appropriate fee.


We are happy to supply you with a licence fee quote for proposed usage. Reduced rates may be offered for academic research projects, lectures or other strictly non-profit contexts.

Images for personal use

We sell limited edition prints. We are happy to consider requests for one-off prints. Certain images may be unavailable for copyright or preservation reasons.

Moving footage

Our moving footage is available through Archival Footage Sales at the British Film Institute. Please contact them directly.

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