Image Credits

The following images have been used on this site:

© The National Gallery, London

  • The Ambassadors – Hans Holbein (1533)
  • Ulysses Deriding Polyphemus – J.M.W. Turner (1829)
  • Self Portrait in Straw Hat – Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun (1782)
  • Rain, Steam and Speed – J.M.W. Turner (1844)

© Tate Modern, London

  • Lobster Telephone – Salvador Dali (1936)
  • Whaam! – Roy Lichtenstein (1963)
  • Three Forms – Barbara Hepworth (1935)
  • Antarctica – Sir Sydney Nolan (1964)

© The Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • The Great Wave – Katsushika Hokusai (c.1829-33)


  • Poster for 2012 Olympic Games designed by Rachel Whiteread

© Wolverhampton Art Gallery

  • Dressing the Christmas Tree – Bessie Maud Christian Fagan (1895-1932)

© Royal Collection

  • The Roll Call – Elizabeth Thompson (1872)

© Imperial War Museum

  • A Balloon Site, Coventry – Laura Knight (1943)

© Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

  • Children’s Games – Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1560)

© The Museum of Modern Art, New York

  • In the North the Negro had better educational facilities – Jacob Lawrence (1940-1)

Use of images on

Images of artworks held under copyright by others are used here on the basis of ‘fair use’. This is because:

  • Magic Lantern is an educational, not-for-profit registered charity
  • The images are low resolution copies of the original works and would be unlikely to impact  sales of prints or be usable as a desktop wallpaper
  • The owning institution is clearly stated and linked to, and visitors to  are encouraged to go and visit the institutions wherever possible

If you are the owner of a work shown here, and would like the image to be removed from please contact us and we will be happy to remove it.

Gallery and Museum Links

Most of the art works shown and discussed in Magic Lantern sessions can be seen in galleries and museums in London and around the UK.