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, please download and complete an Online Digital Image Request form. Save and attach the completed form and submit it via email to askus@hpl.ca. You can also print this document and submit it in person.

For assistance in selecting images or completing the form, contact HPL staff at askus@hpl.ca

Consult the list of Digital Image Fees for price information.