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Image library

Our friendly and experienced team in the Fitzwilliam Museum Image Library can provide a range of photographic material to suit your requirements. We receive a large volume of requests but will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. All the income raised via our Image Library directly supports the collections and activities of the Museum.

Using our images

Reproduction requests: Please complete this form to order publication quality images and clear reproduction rights.

Existing high-resolution images are usually supplied via our download facility. We will always consider the nature of the request when assessing the fees due for supplying and licensing images, and we offer discounted rates for academic use.

Images for personal use

Please complete this form to order JPEG images for study, teaching or personal use.


Unless otherwise credited, all the photography on this site is © Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. We offer a Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 for the low-resolution images available on our website, but high-resolution images must be ordered and licensed from the Image Library.

In many cases, the work itself may still be under copyright and you will require additional permission from the artist or their estate. Artistic copyright extends from the life of the artist to 70 years from the end of the calendar year in which the artist died.

Please contact us for further information: Email:, Tel: +44(0)1223 332927

Licensing Partners

Images from the Fitzwilliam Museum collection are also available to license via Bridgeman Images.

Custom Prints

A custom print service is available from Curating Cambridge.

Simply choose an image from their selection of over 60 popular works of art and your print will be delivered to your door. If you cannot see the work of art you are interested in, please contact us.

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