Over 50,000 images from British Library ready for licensing

After the appointment as the British Library’s exclusive image licensing partner in the UK, Bridgeman Images is excited to announce it now has over 50,000 images from the British Library ready to be licensed.  


Bridgeman Images will be working with the British Library to explore and grow the image collection year on year.  Explore the British Library collection.


Peasants revolt showing the banners of England and St. George, John Ball shown leading the rebels, illustration from 'Chroniques de France et d'Angleterre', by John Froissart, c.1460-80 (vellum), Netherlandish School, (15th century) / © British Library Board. All Rights Reserved


As the world's leading distributors of fine art, cultural and historical media for reproduction for over 44 years, Bridgeman Images won the tender through demonstrating unrivalled experience and accomplishments in the world of licensing.


Plate from from 'Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium', 1705 by Maria Sibilla Merian (1647-1717) / © British Library Board. All Rights Reserved


The images represent every aspect of the magnificent collections of the British Library and can be licensed for commercial and editorial uses.  Branded products and scholarly licensing will remain with the British Library.


Page from the Gutenberg Bible / British Library, London, UK


List of 'Rememberances' drawn up by Thomas Cromwell (ink on paper), English School, (16th century) / British Library, London, UK


Please direct any images enquiries to uksales@bridgemanimages.com.

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