As of January 28, 2015, HSP's Digital Library is unavailable due to an off-site server issue. We are currently working to restore the public interface to our digital resources. Until the issues have been resolved, please direct all archival prints requests to Sara Borden.
Digital scans of items from the Historical Society’s collection are available for sale as high-quality archival prints. There are more than 60,000 historic images in the Society’s online Digital Library. To view and purchase images, visit digitallibrary.hsp.org.
Whether you are looking for views of old Philadelphia, stunning photographs, colorful watercolors, or historic maps, the Digital Library has a wide range of unique items to choose from. Prints of historic artwork and manuscripts are perfect for gifts and a unique addition to any home.
The prints are available in various sizes, ranging from 8x10 inches to 24x36 inches. Matte or glossy archival prints are produced in-house at the Historical Society’s Digital Lab on a high-quality Epson color printer. For more information about how to purchase a print, read our FAQs.
HSP members receive 10 percent off archival print purchases.
In additional to physical prints, visitors to the Digital Library can purchase electronic images and licensing services suitable for using in a publication or exhibit. Images are available in various formats—from web-quality to high-resolution.