• ASK for PUNCH CARTOONS - since 1841
  • 50 years of Woodstock August 2019
  • 2020 will be 100 years since US women got the vote
  • After the Armistice - Allies invade Russia
  • NEW FROM THE ARCHIVE HRH Prince Charles
  • Armistice centenary
  • From WW1 to Generation Windrush and beyond
  • Moon shot - 50 years in 2019
  • Children sent overseas alone 1945 onwards
  • Gunners in drag - great images by John Topham 1940
  • New 1950s: Foolin' at the Foundry
  • 1960s fragments of London colour, by Bob Hyde
  • Some Presidential visits work better than others..
  • Tower Bridge Beach 1934-1971
  • HRH Prince Philip
  • 1936 Sheffield invades London
  • Kissing Day
  • Punch and Judy in Liverpool, 1949
  • Through the TV Screen 1950
  • Push-button Garage 1938
  • The lost Planet News Archive
  • NEW! Picture Alliance - Germany
  • New George Douglas gems
  • 1968
  • Equal Pay
  • Quirky corners in our Archive

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  • ASK for PUNCH CARTOONS - since 1841

    Images online from next week under our exclusive worldwide representation of the Punch Cartoon Library. See More

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  • 50 years of Woodstock August 2019

    Thanks to our Woodstock-based agents, The Image Works, we have unrivalled coverage including exclusive images. See More

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  • 2020 will be 100 years since US women got the vote

    And will the presidential race in 2020 be won by a woman, 136 years since Belva Lockwood was the first to try? See More

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  • After the Armistice - Allies invade Russia

    Battle-shattered troops were sent to strangle at the birth the Bolshevik state, in Churchill's memorable words See More

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  • NEW FROM THE ARCHIVE HRH Prince Charles

    For Prince Charles' 70th birthday on 14 November we have pulled fantastic new photos from the archive See More

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  • Armistice centenary

    11am on 11th November 1918 See More

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  • From WW1 to Generation Windrush and beyond

    From the Great War onwards, the arrival of the Windrush, into the 50s and 60s See More

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  • Moon shot - 50 years in 2019

    Human desire to reach the moon goes way back... See More

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  • Children sent overseas alone 1945 onwards

    Whole families emigrated after WW2 but many orphans were shipped, and their experiences could be shattering. See More

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  • Gunners in drag - great images by John Topham 1940

    John Topham, major documentary photographer of England 1927-70s, caught these soldiers in costume during alert See More

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  • New 1950s: Foolin' at the Foundry

    1950s Brighton. A foundry worker and amateur photographer shoots his colleagues at work and, here, at play. See More

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  • 1960s fragments of London colour, by Bob Hyde

    NEW & EXCLUSIVE TO TOPFOTO See More

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  • Some Presidential visits work better than others..

    JFK came on a short, private visit to London in 1961 See More

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  • Tower Bridge Beach 1934-1971

    Realising that a trip to the sea was financially out of reach for most East End children, a beach was created. See More

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  • HRH Prince Philip

    Philip Mountbatten See More

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  • 1936 Sheffield invades London

    The Blades v Arsenal See More

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  • Kissing Day

    c. 1932 Kissing the Tutti men See More

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  • Punch and Judy in Liverpool, 1949

    See More

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  • Through the TV Screen 1950

    Out of the quirky corners of the archive - is TV good for our cultural heritage?! See More

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  • Push-button Garage 1938

    A unique solution to the problem of parking the family car. See More

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  • The lost Planet News Archive

    Reunited at TopFoto after 40 years apart See More

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  • NEW! Picture Alliance - Germany

    Who's who, history and fun from the long established German press agency See More

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  • New George Douglas gems

    TopFoto now owns the George Douglas Archive (1940s-1960s) and we are curating his incredible work See More

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  • 1968

    A year of WAR and the struggle for PEACE, INDEPENDENCE and SOCIAL JUSTICE See More

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  • Equal Pay

    Why are some still more equal than others? See More

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  • Quirky corners in our Archive

    A recent project turned up a few gems that have just been scanned and uploaded. Enjoy! See More

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