ProfileThe Natural History Museum Picture Library licences images for use in books, newspapers, magazines, advertising, websites and all other media.
Our images cover a broad subject range, sourced from over 70 million specimens housed in the Museum alongside natural history, environment and conservation images from some of the best specialist photographers, illustrators and suppliers in the world.
You can search, buy, and download hi-resolution digital images through our dedicated website. If you can't find the image you need our picture researchers will be happy to help you find the right images for your project.
SpecialitiesUse the expertise of our photography team to commission a variety of imaging services, from bespoke photography of our specimens, collections and iconic buildings to shots of curators and scientists at work.
Photographic services include:
• High magnification
• Fine art photography
• Live specimen photography
• Studio photography
• Specimen photography
• Location/field work
Size Of LibraryOur collections of over 70 million specimens includes almost all groups of animals, plants, minerals and fossils and range in size from cells on slides to whole animals preserved in alcohol.
We also have access to the largest collection of natural history library materials in the world including books, periodicals, original drawings, paintings, prints, manuscripts and maps.
Natural History Museum Picture Library
The Natural History Museum
Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 6547
Fax: +44 (0)20 7942 5443
Contact name: Emily Beech
|Website: www.piclib.nhm.ac.uk |
All images appearing on this website are protected by UK and international copyright
laws. You may NOT reproduce them in any way, for any purpose whatsoever,
without the explicit permission of the respective copyright holders.