Image Service

Images from Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives can be obtained for personal, educational and commercial use.

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Painting showing people in boats close to the ship BellerephonWe hold images of many of our collection items – our most popular images can be found by searching these catalogues:

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

Photograph showing devastation of cityImages from lots of archives collections are being added to entries in our online catalogue (some of these are subject to third party copyright clearance).

You can also view images from our collections by visiting the pages below.

Our images vary in size, but most can be reproduced to approximately A4 size at 300dpi if needed. This is adequate for many of our requests (PowerPoint, web, printed publications).

Supply of images

Please complete the Image Reproduction Enquiry form and send it to

Image Reproduction Enquiry [Excel spreadsheet]

We will then be in touch to advise if we have the image(s) to the specification you require, your Reproduction Agreement and the details of any applicable charges.

Once payment is made and the original signed Reproduction Agreement is returned the image(s) will be sent by email or using ‘’. We regret that we are unable to send images using FTP transfer.

Please bear in mind that we are a small team who aim to deal with requests as quickly as possible. However, if you require an image at short notice, please advise us at the point of submitting the Image Reproduction Enquiry and we will advise you whether your deadline can be met.