The historical collections contain photographs of Wellcome-owned material either from the Library, or of objects that have been passed to other organisations. It also includes images of material from other collections for which Wellcome has funded digitisation projects.
Many of images are available to download from this site free of charge, both commercially and non-commercially under a Creative Commons Attribution Only – CC-BY 4.0 licence. This includes all historical, Wellcome-owned images. You do not need to contact Wellcome for permission to reproduce free images.
For rights-managed hi-res images for commercial use you need to request permission through the website or send an email.