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Collections Sales and Licensing

IWM has a unique collection covering all aspects of twentieth and twenty-first century conflict involving Britain, the Commonwealth and other former Empire countries. The collection is an unparalleled resource for understanding contemporary warfare and its impact on individuals, communities and nations.

Many of the materials from the IWM’s image, sound and film collections are available to purchase and license for use in commercial projects and products.

You can browse the Collections online, or contact our sales teams below for further information. Our office hours are 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

Images

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7416 5215/5309
Fax: +44 (0)20 7416 5355
Email: imagesales@iwm.org.uk

Browse, purchase and license over 40,000 digital images, including art, photographs and exhibits online using our IWM Image Sales site. Or alternatively, order and license digital images by completing and returning an order form

Purchase high-quality prints of art, photographs and posters using our IWM Prints site.

Film

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7416 5291/5292
Fax: +44 (0)20 7416 5299
Email: filmcommercial@iwm.org.uk

Browse, view and download over 150 hours of film online using our beta IWM Film Sales site.

Or view the film services available for commercial users.

Sound

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7416 5309
Fax: +44 (0)20 7416 5355
Email: imagesales@iwm.org.uk

Order and license sound files by completing and returning an order form.

The purchase of a sound material does not convey any reproduction rights. If sound material is going to be used for commercial purposes, a licence is required. Please fill out the Sound Licensing Form.

Documents

To order copies of documents from IWM collections fill in our enquiry form.

Terms and conditions

Material supplied from the IWM Collections for non-commercial purposes is subject to a user agreement.

Material supplied from the IWM Collections for commercial uses is subject to our terms and conditions.

IWM is committed to trading in information fairly. To show the strength of this commitment, we have received accreditation under the Information Fair Trader Scheme (IFTS) from The National Archives. View our statement of commitment to IFTS.