Photographic Services

The Pitt Rivers Museum is a research and teaching department of the University of Oxford. It is not a picture library and cannot normally supply images at very short notice. However, it undertakes to complete all orders within 14 days of receipt.


Selected images from the historic photograph collection are available for order online as framed or unframed prints delivered to your door. Visit

Image supply and licensing

Before proceeding with any photographic requests and/or reproduction licence application please ensure that you have read our Terms and Conditions of Use (download).

Object collection

Enquiries regarding orders for images of objects in the collections:

Enquiries regarding a licence to reproduce images of objects in the collections of the Pitt Rivers Museum should complete the application form available below and send to:

Historic photograph collection

Enquiries regarding scans and/or licences to reproduce images from the historic photograph collection should complete the relevant application form below and send to:

Downloadable forms

Licence fees, charges and payment information (download)
Application for publication licence (download)
Application for exhibition licence (download)
Application for film broadcast licence (download)
Application for online broadcast(website usage) (download)


Orders can be paid for either by invoice or (preferably) via credit card through the Museum’s online shop. If an invoice is required then please complete the form below and send it with your order.

Invoice information (download)

Bridgeman Art Library

A selection of around 700 images from the Pitt Rivers Museum’s historic photograph collection is also represented by Bridgeman Art Library. These can be found by searching for ‘$PRM’ on the Bridgeman website.