High resolution digital images of some of th e objects in the collection are available for purchase via http://www.bmimages.com/.
For other types of media, prints and transparencies, please contact the departmental photographic librarian for a price list, at PEPhoto@britishmuseum.org or telephone on +44 (0)20 7323 8626.
When you place your order please provide as much information as possible, including date, typology and a brief description of the object. If possible please include the register/inventory number or a reference to any standard catalogue.
When your order has been received you will be sent a pro-forma invoice, and photographic work will only commence after payment has been received. Producing the photographs can take up to 6-8 weeks.
Please note that requests for photographs of clocks, watches, horological tools and ephemera should be directed to the Horological study room.
Please note we can only supply images of objects from the collection. We cannot supply photographs of Prehistoric and European artefacts stored within other museums. Please use a specialist picture library for less specific requests.
Press, television and film companies should contact the Press Office.