Topham Partners LLP (TopFoto)topfotologowhiteonblack
United Kingdom
Project Delivery Partner

TopFoto is an independent picture library based in Kent, England.  The archive contains 10 million images from medieval documents to today’s digital files being sent in by FTP from all over the world. The core of the hardcopy archive comprises of 120,000 negatives from John Topham plus millions of negatives and hardcopy prints from a variety of historic press agencies that have been collected by the current owner, Alan Smith, since 1975. TopFoto was a pioneer in digitisation and electronic transfer through new technologies and has formed close links to international partners in over 40 countries around the world.