The photo library includes images of Chatsworth House and its landscape, the Old Master and Inigo Jones drawings, as well as historic photographic images. Images relating to the history of Chatsworth, the Cavendish and Mitford families, and Joseph Paxton are also represented.

Digital images

Digital images can be licensed for publication, for use in film and television, and for study or research purposes. If the image you need does not yet exist, we will be pleased to arrange new photography, at an additional fee.

The picture library is proud to hold images from the Jorge Lewinski archive of photographs of artists in Britain 1962–1995. If you would like to license an image from the Lewinski archive, you can do so through Bridgeman Images.

Permission requests

If you wish to licence an image from the photo library, visit Bridgeman Images and search using artist's name or title of work. If you cannot find the image that you require, please complete an image permission application form and return it to details listed below. Reproduction fees can be found here.

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Chatsworth Photo Library
Derbyshire DE45 1PP

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