Our recently launched image portal contains over 3,500 historic images from our Archive and Local History collections. Through these photographs, illustrations, maps and archival documents you can walk forgotten streets, visit the old city centre slums, find out about York’s stained glass history and significant city events, and learn more about some of the people who lived in our city and the surrounding area.

You can also purchase high resolution copies of any of the images direct through the portal, for either private study or reuse.

Visit the portal at https://images.exploreyork.org.uk/. We’ll be regularly adding new content to the site, so check back to see what’s new!