The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust’s unique photographic collection contains over one million original negatives and transparencies and 7,000 film titles dating from the beginnings of the industry. These images and films represent the most comprehensive record of the British motor industry in the world.

Interested in buying an archive picture or print? 

You can view our range of evocative archive prints in our online shop where you can take a nostalgic trip through history of the motor industry. The collection includes classic marques, advertising and fashion from the roaring twenties to the swinging sixties; giants of the motor industry such as Herbert Austin, William Morris (Lord Nuffield) and Alec Issigonis,; the rich and famous including Winston Churchill and many more. Choose from a range of print sizes, frames and canvas options all hand produced by our trusted supplier King and McGaw in their Sussex workshop.

Heritage Motoring films - Classic film on DVD. 

A wide selection of original footage, from the 1930s to the 1980s, is also available on DVD through our series of Heritage Motoring Films, which can be purchased from our online shop - click here.

You can motor across Britain and the world in a classic Austin or Morris; admire the motor industry’s contribution to the war effort during two World Wars; enjoy period adverts from every decade; go rallying in Monte Carlo and many other glamorous locations; or take a Works tour round Longbridge, Cowley and Solihull during the heyday of the industry.

Interested in licencing for publication or broadcast? 

You can browse through a large selection of our historic images at our online photo gallery

Once you have selected the images that you are interested in and are ready for a quotation, please email us at telling us what archive images or film you are interested in licensing, and what rights you wish to purchase. We look forward to your request.