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Welcome to the Bath In Time Image Library

Historic images of Bath and beyond

Bath In Time researcher's guide


An advanced search functionality that enables quick, reliable and easy image searches for our academic and research communities.

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Browse the Bath In Time image library

Browse the Image Library

Explore the library using quick keyword searches or use our themes and collections to make browsing a little simpler.


Featured Collections

See the Dafnis image collection

The Dafnis Collection

From the turn of the century onwards, George Love Dafnis, telegrapher for the Post Office and photography enthusiast, captured thousands of images of Bath and the surrounding area. His enthusiasm for photography resulted in a vast collection of images that records Bath and the surrounding area from 1904 to 1950.

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Popular Themes

From maps to posters, to photographic style, we've created themes to explore Bath's colourful history

See posters from Bath's past

Posters from the past

A varied and visually rich collection of posters showcasing Bath's cultural history.


See our collection of marvellous historic maps of bath

Famous Faces

A collection of images showing some of Bath's most famous visitors


See Bath in Dufaycolor

Dufaycolor Bath

1930's Bath as seen through the lense of Dufaycolor



Creat your own Bath In Time products

Gift Shop

Our online gift shop features a collection of iconic and beautiful images from our online library. Each image has been carefully selected to create a range of striking, but handy products.

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Create my Product

Whether it's maps, famous faces, landscapes or scenes from the Blitz, there's a little something for everyone.
Choose an image from the online library and create your own product in three easy steps.

Create your own Bath In Time products

Step One

Browse the online library for an image. Use the search bar, explore by theme or browse the featured collections to select your image.

Create your own Bath In Time products

Step Two

Once you have chosen your image, click the 'gift' tab to view the range of products available.

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Step Three

Choose your product, and add it to your basket.

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Framed & Unframed Prints

Our print on demand service is a quick and easy way to order a framed or unframed print from our image library.

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Print on demand framed and unframed images and prints
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Buy a digital image

Whether you are looking to use images in academic journals or articles, in marketing or media, you can purchase and download images subject to copyright restrictions. 

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Identify the Image

Occasionally we come across an image with no information attached.

Can you help? Take a look through our unidentified images to see if you can help name the place, person or activity.

Unidentified Images

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