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We have thousandsĀ of historic and modern images available for you to browse and buy from our image websites and archive services:

  • Black and white aerial photo of Purves Road and environs, Kensal Green, London 1921.

    Aerial Photos

    You can search over 95,000 aerial photographs covering the whole country and order online through our Britain from Above website.

  • Historic England Archive

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  • Red boxes on a shelf labelled with Lancashire placenames, part of the Architectural Red Box Collection.

    England's Places

    Discover photos of English cities, towns and villages from the Architectural Red Box Collection.

  • Black and white archive photograph of three farm workers and a horse drawn vehicle posing for the camera in a field, with radio masts, cliffs and coasts in the background.

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  • Staff posed in a courtyard with horse-drawn wagons loaded with mattresses and bedding ready for delivery, 1897.

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  • Colour photograph of Battersea Power Station 2013.

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