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The Hulton Getty Photo Archive

The Hulton Archive is one of the largest collections of photography and illustrative material in the world containing over 40 million images The Archive was formed after Getty Images had acquired two of the leading historical stock houses.

The cornerstone of the Hulton is the news weekly Picture Post, founded in 1938 by Edward Hulton publisher of this and numerous other magazine titles. Picture Post commissioned much of its photography which featured in the magazine until its closure in 1957. Its pioneering photojournalism helped to revolutionise the style and content of newspapers and magazines not only in Britain but also throughout the world.

If you visit the online catalogue of the Hulton Getty and type "Shooting the Past" into the search engine, images from the series will be found!

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