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© British Pathé
© British Pathé
© British Pathé
© British Pathé
© British Pathé
© British Pathé
Image types photography, footage
Content categories show/hide
people: babies / children, adults / families, famous people, other
living: lifestyles, domestic, holidays, romance, fashion / glamour, health, food / drink, other
society / culture: rites / rituals, race / culture, war / disasters, social problems, education, current affairs, history, other
art / crafts / hobbies: paintings / sculptures, artifacts, crafts, hobbies, entertainment / performing arts, illustrations / posters, other
sports / activities: team sports, solo sports, adventure, fitness, games, other
business / industry: agriculture, construction, manufacturing, office / finance, other
science / technology: biological / chemical, electrical, mechanical / physical, medical, other
transport: road / vehicles, rail, air / space, sea / waterways, other
buildings / structures: architectural styles, religious, ancient, interiors, other
places / maps: cities, landscapes / gardens, tourist destinations, historical scenes, other
natural world: animals, plants, countryside / seaside, weather, space, environment, other
abstract / other: backgrounds / patterns, concepts, humor, other
Licence types rights managed
image sourcing services: in-house image research, rights clearance
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British Pathé is considered the finest newsreel archive in the world. It contains over 3,500 hours of filmed history, amounting to over90,000 individual items, with stills available from all. Spanning from 1896 to 1979, it includes footage from around the globe of major events, famous faces, fashion trends, travel, science and culture. The collection is particularly strong on its coverage of North America.
The entire British Pathe archive is fully digitised, searchable and viewable on our website (
Web site (English)

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Office British Pathé
Address 3.29 Canterbury Court, 1-3 Brixton Road,
United Kingdom

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Contact name Mr Richard Goldthorpe BA
Tel +44 20 7665 8343
Mobile/cell +44 7540722625
Web enquiry Contact
Languages spoken English
Web site (English)