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Copyright statement

The Museum of London is committed to respecting copyright and other intellectual property rights.

We make every effort to protect Museum of London copyright and trade marks. We also take all reasonable efforts to trace the copyright owners of images and obtain permissions for reproductions on this website, so that we can fully use and promote our assets as well as safeguard and provide access to our collection items.

All intellectual property rights in all material on the Museum of London website belongs to the Museum of London and other copyright owners. These include copyright, database right, first publication rights, patents, registered trade marks, know-how, intellectual or industrial property rights including format, art direction, look, feel and content.

Material, including images and text, identified as Museum of London copyright and copyright of other copyright owners may be reproduced free of charge for a number of “fair dealing” exceptions to copyright as outlined within the UK’s Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised. These include:

  • Non-commercial research or private study
  • Instruction for illustration
  • Quotation

A useful summary of these copyright exceptions from the UK’s Intellectual Property Office can be found on the website.

If you would like to use an image for any other purpose, or need a higher-resolution image file, visit our image licensing page or please contact:

The Picture Library
Museum of London
London Wall
London EC2Y 5HN

tel: 020 7814 5604/5612/5764
email: [email protected]

Any trade mark, logo, crest or other identifiable emblem of Museum of London shall remain the property of the Museum of London at all times and no licence or right to use any of the same shall be granted or implied in any way. Please contact [email protected] for a discussion about any possible use of the Museum of London logo.

While we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information and copyright of material on this website, any and all liability which might arise from your use of and reliance on the information contained on this website is excluded.

Although all reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that material that infringes the law will not be present on the Museum of London’s website or any publication or broadcast to which the Museum of London has supplied material from its collections, the risk cannot be entirely eliminated. A variety of measures are taken to minimise and manage risk including the publication and implementation of this 'notice and takedown' policy and procedures.

Please contact us in the event that you are the owner of the copyright or related rights in any of the material on this website:

  • and you believe that the material may be subject to a third party ownership or another legal claim,
  • or you believe that use of this material infringes your intellectual property or any other rights.

We will withdraw the material from our website upon receipt of your written objection and our initial verification of your complaint, while the matter is investigated. Your objection will be acknowledged within seven working days of receipt.

In order to process your enquiry, please provide us with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your postal address
  • Your email address
  • Your telephone number
  • ID number
  • Name of Artist/Creator
  • Nature of your objection and verification of your right to make the objection
  • Any additional information

The information you provide will be used only in connection with this enquiry.

For any other copyright queries, please contact us at [email protected].