Norman Parkinson Archive

Le Groux Soeurs hat, Vogue 1952

About the Archive

Comprised of approximately 500,000 negatives and 5,000 photographs, the Norman Parkinson Archive is unique in its scope and depth.

The Archive represents the Parkinson Estate in order to promote Parkinson’s legacy and celebrate his substantial and ongoing contribution to the development of fashion photography. The Archive regularly organises international exhibitions of Parkinson’s work at a diverse range of galleries and institutions, both commercial and public. In addition, the Archive undertakes publications and has recently co-produced a documentary with the BBC.

The Norman Parkinson Archive has the worldwide, exclusive right to sell and licence images by Norman Parkinson. It manages all merchandise, syndication and commercial requests.  

All photographs appearing in this site are the exclusive property of Norman Parkinson Ltd and are protected under international copyright laws.For full copyright terms please visit the copyright page. No images are within the public domain.

Photographs available for exhibition and purchase include vintage and modern prints, many of which are signed. In 2008 the archive began issuing a selection of limited edition prints. The Archive currently has 44 of these photographic prints, produced mainly in editions of 21.