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Physics Photos and Filming

The Cavendish Laboratory Photo Archive. We have photographs, capturing the history of Physics at the Cavendish Laboratory, since before 1900.

JJ Thomson
JJ Thomson lecture demonstration with the Braun cathode ray tube (P45)

Physics Photo Archive

Purchasing Images

For purchasing rights to the use of a Cavendish image, select an option below:

Cambridge Digital Library click box. Click here to view the Cavendish Laboratory Collection in the Cambridge Digital Library.
Request Form Click here to visit our Image Request Form.


If you wish to arrange filming at the Cavendish Laboratory, please e-mail the Departmental Administrator (departmental.administrator 'at', including details of your proposal and your Release Form.

The charge is £150 per hour or part thereof + VAT. Please give at least 4 weeks' notice for documentaries.

Contact Us

Please submit any questions or requests to:

Postal Address:
The Departmental Administrator
Cavendish Laboratory,
JJ Thomson Avenue,

E-mail: departmental.adminsitrator"@"
Telephone: +44(0) 1223 337200 (Reception)