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Picture Library

The Royal Collection contains world-famous and historically significant works of art. Our Picture Library can supply thousands of images across the entire range of the Royal Collection in a variety of formats including digital. We also offer interior and exterior views of Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Ordering images

Where photographic material exists, orders will usually be fulfilled within 2 weeks from receipt of payment. New photography will normally be undertaken within 4 to 6 weeks of payment.

To order prints, please refer to and submit the Print sales order form.

To request permission to reproduce an image and for terms and conditions, please refer to and submit the Application to reproduce an image form. Please note that submission of a completed Application Form does not guarantee that permission will be granted. The Royal Collection Trust Picture Library reserves the right to withhold rights.

We aim to respond to requests within 14 days but it may take longer to deal with your enquiry at certain times.  Please help us by indicating the urgency of your request.

For details of reproduction fees (for editorial use) and methods of payment, please refer to the Fees for editorial usage form.

If new photography is necessary, additional fees will be payable.

The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.