British Library images online

British Library images online provides access to thousands of images from the British Library's collections which include manuscripts, rare books, musical texts and maps spanning almost 3000 years. The range of images available include illustrations, drawings, paintings and photographs. These images are available to purchase.


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the British Library images online web site - you'll be prompted to login to MUSE as necessary.


If you experience any difficulties in using this eResource please call the Library on extension 27200 or email