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In recognition of the essential restrictions and measures imposed by the Scottish and UK Governments, we have closed all sites, depots and offices, including the HES Archives and Library, with immediate effect. Read our latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Searching for images

Quick search

  • Enter a keyword into the search box in the top right corner and press return.

Advanced search

  • Click on Search in the main menu and then Search Images. 
  • Tick the box "Search within only records with a digitised image".
  • Enter a keyword, collection name or date.
  • Click the Search Collections button or press Return on your keyboard.

Click on any search result to click through to the full record and see a larger version of the image. From here you can download or buy a copy of the image.

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Help is available on the following items. Please click on the relevant link below to read more. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us.