Images from the historical collections of major scientific institutions, historians, palaeontologists and a comprehensive archive of portraits throughout the ages.
The Natural History Museum has a vast collection of stock images covering all aspects of the natural world. This collection includes incredible artwork, fossils, specimens, dinosaur models and those individuals who helped bring all this to us.
Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer, was instrumental in the rediscovery of America. Our history pictures show illustrations of his travels.
Aviation history has always fascinated us. From gliders to supersonic planes, we have a wide range of images of aviation including stunning pictures of flights.
Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer and physicist. View our science and physics photos surrounding his discoveries and beliefs.