Terms & Conditions

Using our website

You may use the Pre-Raphaelite website subject to the Terms and Conditions set out on this page. You should visit this page regularly to check the latest version of these Terms and Conditions. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of the Terms and Conditions in force at the time of use.

Copyright and Usage

Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery reserves copyright on all collection images and photographs taken by its photographers or otherwise assigned.

Use by the Education Community

The Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource has primarily been created for use by the education community. The images and material on this website can be used for education purposes.

Images can be used by schools, higher education and further education students and employees for uses connected with education. These include Unpublished essays, project work and dissertations Lectures, course handouts and presentations


Please contact the Picture Library if you wish to reproduce any images from this website, or if you have any questions to regarding copyright in works on this website. Contact us via email or Telephone +44 (0) 121 303 3155.

It is your responsibility to obtain permission from copyright holders or their agents before a reproduction of works or any other content is made.

Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery has taken all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content reproduced on this site is properly licensed by the copyright owners.

Commercial Use

The images and material on this website cannot be used freely or without permission for commercial purposes.


All uses should be accompanied by credits including the artist name and title and the following statement: This item is from the Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource www.preraphaelites.org, Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery.

Use by General Public

This website is for your enjoyment. Users can access and download the content on a temporary basis for the purposes of viewing, interacting or listening to them.

Permission for further uses of the content will need to be sought from the Picture Library.

The use of material from the website in the following ways is not permitted: public performance or display any rental leasing or lending of any material obtained or derived from the website any form of reproduction whatsoever, including without limitation, the extraction and/or storage in any retrieval system or inclusion in any other computer program or work any reproduction whatsoever of details, alterations and adaptations of works

User Content

Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery acknowledges and agrees that you retain any and all applicable copyright and any other intellectual property rights with respect to any written content you create using the Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource.

The views and opinions expressed by registered users within the My Collections or any other area of the website are the author's own and may not reflect the views and opinions of Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery. In addition, Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery cannot be held responsible for any acts or omissions of registered users or for any breaches of data protection legislation by registered users. Users are encouraged to report any abuse of the service as soon as they notice it. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery reserves the right to remove any material which it considers inappropriate as well as removing access permissions from any registered user.

Privacy Policy

This privacy statement covers the Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource website. This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.

Usage tracking and Cookies

The Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource tracks user traffic and usage patterns throughout the site, but this information is not correlated with data about individual users.

Session cookies are used to provide certain facilities on the site, such as the automatic delivery of content best suited to the browser; and to facilitate the break down of statistics to analyse the domain name and browser type of visitors to the site. This information is used to ensure that the Pre-Raphaelite website and its content are meeting the needs and the interests of the majority of visitors.

Personal data (i.e. information which could identify you) submitted to the Pre-Raphaelite website will only be used to respond to your feedback. We will not pass it on to any third party without your consent.

Registered Users

Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery undertakes to keep your details secure and in line with the Data Protection Act. We will not pass it on to any third party without your consent. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery will undertake to make changes to your registration when notified by you.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the material included on this site, it is made available for general information only and does not constitute professional or legal advice.

Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery will not be liable for any loss or damage related directly or indirectly to the use of this website.

Agreement for Web Site Users

Users must agree that they will not hack, interfere or remove content held by the Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource or encourage anyone else to do so. Registered users must agree that they shall not upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit content that:

  • infringes the intellectual property rights of a third party
  • is known by the user to be untruthful or inaccurate
  • is an infringement of the rights of privacy of any third party
  • is obscene or defamatory
  • involves the user in the impersonation of any person, organisation or entity without their consent
  • misrepresents the user’s affiliation with any person, organisation or entity
  • demeans either any person, subject or organisation

Linking policy

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any site to which it is linked and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Linking to or from this site should not be taken as endorsement of any kind.