The Auckland Museum is an authoritative source of images depicting New Zealand and Pacific culture and history with a particular emphasis on the Auckland region including photographs, prints, drawings, posters and paintings. The photograph collection in particular is a major New Zealand collection.
Access to the Pictorial Collection
Access to the collection’s images is available from the Library during opening hours. In general, access to original photographs and pictures is by appointment. To search the Library Catalogue select type: photograph, painting/drawing, plan, postcard or poster.
For enquiries regarding the pictorial collection please email Pictorial.
For purchasing copies of images please contact the Museum Library and download the order form below.
Information about the collections and how to access them including image requests and reproduction.
A selection of images illustrating the wide range of material found within Pictorial Collections.
Where to See in the Museum
Fine examples from the Pictorial Collections can be seen in the following galleries: