Mary Evans Picture Library, the UK’s leading historical image source is delighted to announce it is now representing the collection of Antiquarian Images. The library, comprising of thousands of fascinating pictures, spans the 15th to 19th century and encompasses a comprehensive range of subjects including flora and fauna, buildings, gardens, native people, military and naval scenes and panoramas, the majority of which are in colour. A particular speciality is a fine selection of rare and beautiful antique maps as well as celestial and astronomical charts, which perfectly reflect Antiquarian Images’ reputation for the unusual and historically curious.
‘Antiquarian Images is a welcome addition to our library,’ says Paul Brown, Managing Director at Mary Evans Picture Library. ‘The percentage of colour images in such an antique collection is very high, and we are particularly excited about the superb maps and charts at its heart as we feel these will be very useful to a wide variety of clients. This is a lovingly curated collection built up by history enthusiasts, very much in the spirit of Mary Evans.’
Among the thousands of beautiful images available within the collection are exquisite copperplate engravings of flowers, fascinating maps of 17th century London and pictures of long since demolished stately homes. Several thousand images are now available to view online at www.maryevans.com with more being added on a regular basis. For a selection, please click here. .
For further information please contact:
Paul Brown Managing Director
Mary Evans Picture Library
59 Tranquil Vale
Blackheath London SE3 0BS