Bridgeman Images is a leading archive of fine art, cultural and historical media for licensing and reproduction. Founded in 1972, Bridgeman Images works with museums, galleries, collections and artists to provide a central resource of fine art and archive footage for reproduction to creative professionals. Every subject, concept, style and medium is represented, from the masterpieces of national museums to the hidden treasures of private collections. Spanning centuries of visual communication, photographic reproductions of paintings, sculpture, textiles, maps and anthropological artefacts can all be found in the collection as well as newer forms of media including early photography, newsreels and documentaries. High resolution images and clips are accessible for users all over the world; each one has been meticulously catalogued with metadata and key-word functions to give a quality search experience.