Reproduction licence fees

Imaging Charges
  • Digital images cost £15 each (exhibition loans may also need new photography at £30 per hour, if complex)

  • All orders (except exhibition loans) are subject to a licence fee per image and dependent on the intended use of the image (see below)

  • All orders are subject to an administration fee of £10

  • VAT will be charged at 20%, where applicable

  • Prices are given in Pounds Sterling (GBP)

  • Please read our terms and conditions before applying for a licence

Licence fees
Publications Full page 1/2 page less than 1/2 page

Academic journal/

Research publication

 

No charge*

 

No charge*

 

No charge*

 

Larger print run academic /

educational / not-for-profit

 

One language, one region*

£50

One language, one region*

£37.50

One language, one region*

£30

 

World rights/ one language

£60

World rights/ one language

£45

World rights/ one language

£35

 

World rights / all languages

£70

World rights / all languages

£52.50

World rights / all languages

£40

Commercial publication

One language, one region*

£150

One language, one region*

£112.50

One language, one region*

£90

 

World rights/ one language

£190

World rights/ one language

£142.50

World rights/ one language

£110

 

World rights / all languages

£250

World rights / all languages

£187.50

World rights / all languages

£145

Exhibition material, including

catalogues

One language, one region*

£100

One language, one region*

£75

One language, one region*

£55

 

World rights/ one language

£120

World rights/ one language

£90

World rights/ one language

£70

 

World rights / all languages

£140

World rights / all languages

£105

World rights / all languages

£80

Media      

TV / Online broadcast of

still image (up to 6 seconds)

One country

5 years £210

10 years £270

World rights

5 years £270

10 years £400

World extended rights*

5 years £350

10 years £600

Educational and academic film

 

One country

£60

 

World rights

£100

 

World extended rights*

£175

Advertising

One country

£350

World rights

£450

World extended rights*

£600

Online use      
Blog / social media

Academic use

No charge*

Non-commercial

£30

Commercial

£100

Website

Academic use

No charge*

Non-commercial

£50

 

Commercial

£200

 

Archival film footage

 

 

   

Academic

 

Up to 20 seconds

Where charged

Up to 40 seconds

Where charged

Up to 60 seconds

Where charged

Educational / non-commercial

Up to 10 seconds

£150

Up to 30 seconds

£250

Up to 60 seconds

£400 and £10 per second thereafter

Commercial

single country TV/film

(10 years)

Up to 10 seconds

£300

Up to 30 seconds

£400

Up to 60 seconds

£550 and £10 per second thereafter

Commercial

Europe TV/film

(10 years)

Up to 10 seconds

£600

Up to 30 seconds

£800

Up to 60 seconds

£900 and £20 per second thereafter

Commercial

Worldwide TV/film

(10 years)

Up to 10 seconds

£900

Up to 30 seconds

£1300

Up to 60 seconds

£1600 and £40 per second thereafter

 

* Academic usage is defined as a license to reproduce within an academic journal or a research publication of a small print run. The Museum retains the right to charge where appropriate, including larger print run academic publications.

* One region examples include North America or Europe

* World extended rights: all subscription TV, pay per view TV, on demand media, download-to-rent, permanent copy (e.g. DVDs, Blu-Ray, download-to-own) and all non-theatrical public showings (e.g. festivals, prisons, etc.)