National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future

Ordering images

Ordering images

To order a high quality tiff image of any image featured in our image gallery please contact our Online Resources Team.

To help us respond as quickly as possible, please quote the image gallery reference number (beginning AAA…) and give information about the proposed use:

Book publication

  • Proposed date of publication
  • Number of copies in print run
  • Start date for ebook licence (duration is normally 10 years)
  • Publisher


  • Programme or film title
  • Proposed date of broadcast or date broadcast rights are to start (duration is normally for 10 years)
  • Which territory, languages and formats rights are required for

Online use

  • Website (with URL)
  • Start date (duration is normally for 10 years)
  • Is website free of charge or does it require a charge to view?


  • Name and location of exhibition/display
  • Start date
  • Duration
  • Is access free of charge or is there an entrance fee?

Image gallery charges

Supply of high quality tiff image (including permission to publish or broadcast): £15.00 + VAT per image.

Contact details for image gallery orders and enquiries

By post:
National Records of Scotland
HM General Register House
Princes Street

By e-mail: [email protected].