How to order fine art

Digital archival prints of State Library collection items are supplied by the Library Shop.

A selection of digital archival prints can be ordered online on the Library Shop site.


All prices shown include 10% GST. International orders are exempt from GST.

Size Price Details / uses
A4 $59
  • High quality digital prints
  • On archival acid free paper
  • No need to order a digital scan
  • We use existing State Library high resolution scans
  • If the item has a digital ID # we can supply it
  • Printed to the most exacting standards
  • Suitable for display and framing
  • Posted out or pick up from Library Shop
A3 $89
A2 $139
A1 $289
A0 $489

Allow 21 days for print production

Ordering Digital Archival Prints

  1. Fill in the order form, quoting the digital ID ('a') number from the website.
    Digital Archival prints order form (PDF)
  2. Send your order form to the Library Shop (payment must accompany the order)
    visit the Shop in person in the Library's Macquarie Wing
    order online from a selection of prints

Library Shop: contact details and enquires

Delivery times

Digital archival prints can be supplied within 21 days of placing an order.

About our Digital Archival Prints

The Library Shop contracts one of Sydney's best fine art printers to produce its quality Giclee (pronounced 'gee-clay') prints of images held in the collections of the State Library of NSW.

The Giclee printing process was born in the early 1990s. Since then, the technology has advanced immeasurably in terms of equipment, media, inks and craftsmanship.

Some original watercolours and most lithographs will fade faster than a well-made Giclee. Unlike lithographs and serigraphs, Giclees have undergone extensive, third-party fade-testing. While the predicted display life depends on many variables, under typical home or office lighting, Giclees made with wide-gamut pigmented inks are estimated to last over 90 years without noticeably fading.

To view a range of Library images, visit The Library Shop or search the Library's pictures and manuscripts collection as well as other online collections on the State Library website.

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NSW 2000, Australia
Tel: (02) 9273 1414

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