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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Pictures at Greenwich

Welcome to the Picture Library newsletter from Royal Museums Greenwich.

Royal Museums Greenwich

Welcome to our Picture Library newsletter

We’re delighted to be bringing you the first of our new communications to keep you up to date about our Picture Library - the world's greatest source of historical maritime images. Did you know we have over two million items in our collection? Our pictures tell stories about how the sea and the stars have shaped British lives and culture throughout history. With over 30,000 online images to choose from, our Picture Library is a comprehensive resource of visual material.

We’ll be bringing you news and sneak previews of newly digitised collections before anyone else hears about them. Whether you’re a researcher or a casual buyer, we’ve got something for your area of interest. We’ll also be sharing staff selections of our finest material.

If there’s anything we can help you with, don’t hesitate to get in touch.
+44 (0)20 8312 6704/6631

New exhibition Broadsides: Caricature and the Navy 1775-1815

This new free exhibition explores the history of the Royal Navy during the late 18th and early 19th centuries through the lens of contemporary caricature. We've put together a collection of images for your perusal click here to see the gallery. Find out more about the exhibition here.

Featured Collection: Trade and Empire

From Africa to Australia and Canada to China, explore three centuries of globalisation and exchange through our curated selection of images.

See our highlights on our website here.

Direct Download

Why not save time by downloading the hi-res images you need straight from our website? To register for this service, please get in touch and we'll do the rest.

Featured Collection: Of time & stars

Explore the history of astronomy and time through the Royal Observatory's collections.

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