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Buying and Using Our Images

Picture the Past is non-profit making and any income from sales of pictures goes back into the running of the project and, therefore, conservation of more pictures.

Non-commercial Use
Low-resolution images copied from the website and/or printed out can be used free-of-charge for personal use / homework / study / educational use / positioning / draft design etc.

Commercial Use
If you are interested in using images for publication, reproduction or commercial use you must first obtain written permission from us and there may be a charge for such use (click here for more information).

High-quality photographic prints and other merchandise for personal use can be ordered directly from the website or by using a printable order form: click here to download form

See the Homepage for any current special offers





6"x4" (10x15cm) Print



8"x6" (15x20cm) Print



10"x8" (20x25cm) Print



15"x10" (25x38cm) Print



18"x 12" (30x45cm) Print



Mug (double-sided)



Mouse mat (black base)



Canvas 12x8 (30x20cm) on wooden frame



Canvas 12"x16" (30x40cm) on wooden frame



Canvas 16"x24" (40x60cm) on wooden frame



Canvas 30"x20" (76x50cm) on wooden frame



Fridge magnet



Coasters (x2)



Coasters (x4)



Coasters (x6)



Greetings cards (pack of 6)



Greetings cards (pack of 20)



Cushion cover, Stone coloured with zip 13"x19" (33x48cm)



Photos can be ordered by browsing the database and placing items into your shopping basket. Once you have finished shopping you can review the items in your basket and proceed to the order form. The order form can either be printed out and posted together with a cheque / Postal Order or ordered securely on-line using PayPal or a debit/credit card.

Please do not send cash in the post.

All orders will be charged delivery as shown below. Although we aim to send orders out within a couple of days of receiving it please allow up to 14 days for delivery, especially during busy periods.




Delivery for up to 10 images




Note: All Prices shown are inclusive of VAT.

Larger prints and prints on canvas can also be ordered by arrangement. Contact us to discuss your requirements by clicking here.

Please Note:

  • Photographs are printed as close as possible to the original image.
  • The images are unrestored and as they appear on screen, in some cases they may contain slight imperfections and marks that are part of normal ageing.
  • Large size prints from postcards and small originals may not reproduce clearly.

Privacy Policy

The security and privacy of your information and personal details are top priority to us. All information is collected and stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

Our website has gained approval from SafeBuy. This means that customers can shop safely and securely knowing that Picture the Past is backed by the DTI's Safe Shopping programme and supported by UK Online for Business.
This means that we promise:
* to clearly show our delivery charges and delivery-inclusive prices
* to keep your personal information safe and secure
* to give our full contact details so you can contact us if there's a problem
* to process your credit card details securely
* not to send random marketing emails to personal email addresses (spam)


We do use 'cookies' on our website but only when you place an order with us so the system can keep track of what's in your 'shopping basket'.


You can browse our site completely free-of-charge without registering, subscribing or disclosing any personal information. We will only ask for your address information if you decide to place an order.

We respect your privacy. Any and all the information collected on this site will be kept strictly confidential and used only to fulfil your order and will never be sold, reused, rented, disclosed, or loaned to anyone else!

Any information you give us will be held with the utmost care and will not be used in ways that you have not consented to. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us on +44 (0)1629 533809 or email:

If for any reason you are worried about purchasing online we would be pleased to receive your order over the phone. You can call us on +44 (0)1629 533809.