Archive & Study Room

Our Archive documents the Gallery’s rich history. You can make an appointment to visit our Study Room or contact us with specific requests.

Visitors to The Concerned Photographer exhibition in 1971 photographed by Paul Carter

Archive & Study Room

Our Archive documents the Gallery’s rich history. You can make an appointment to visit our Study Room or contact us with specific requests.

The Photographers' Gallery Archive catalogues material related to our past exhibitions, talks, events and projects, as well as our building and functions as an independent, public resource to find out more about the Gallery.

Archival material includes exhibition-related publications, posters, installation and press images, catalogues and correspondence; recorded talks from photographers and visiting specialists; video interviews with exhibiting artists; marketing and design material, and other ephemera.

Read a brief history of The Photographers’ Gallery.

Archive enquiries and access

We are currently unable to immediately respond to any Archive enquiries or appointment requests, due to Government guidelines and a reduced staff team. However, if you do have an enquiry, please email tpg.archive@tpg.org.uk and we will respond as soon as possible.