Isabella Jay, Sunset from the Lagoon, Venice, after Turner

Using our collections

Online or in person, our collections are available for everyone to use.


Explore: Discover our online collections by category, e.g. images.

To find out about using images from our website, please visit our Requesting images and copies page.

Search: You can search via the online catalogue to find details of items in the Collection (search hints are available on the catalofue front page). 

In person

As well as viewing our collections online, and in exhibitions, you are welcome to make an appointment to see specific items in our Reading Room, please make a Reading Room booking - open Monday-Friday, 9.30am- 4.30pm. 

Our 2019 Reading Room Regulations are available here. 

You can find out more about how to reach us on our Plan your visit page.


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