Purchasing Historical Images

Looking for a stand-out gift idea? Local History & Archives has a unique collection of over 3 million images chronicling the history of the City of Hamilton and surrounding areas dating as far back as the mid-1800s.  To date, more than 13,000 historical images are available online through the PreVIEW website. High-resolution copies are now available for purchase for private and commercial use.  

To order images, complete a Online Digital Image Request form and submit it via email to localhistory@hpl.ca. You can also print this document and submit it in person.

For assistance in selecting images or completing the form, contact Local History & Archives staff at 905-546-3408. 

Consult the list of Digital Image Fees ​for price information.

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