10th January 2023.Reading time 2 minutes.
Universal Images Group Limited (UIG) is delighted to announce it has acquired the Marka ITEM collection, based in Milan, Italy. The collection will be integrated into UIG’s archive during December and will become immediately available for distribution and licensing through UIG’s extensive global network of licensing partners. The Marka ITEM collection features subject strengths in European […]
31st October 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
Vintage travel posters evoke happy memories of family vacations, honeymoons, and open-eyed adventures around the world. These wonderfully designed, bright and cheerful posters long ago crossed over from mere promotional works to become both sought-after art and collector’s items. Travel posters began in the early 20th century as effective advertisements for rail and cruise line companies. Rail companies […]
11th July 2022.Reading time 6 minutes.
Thanks to our focus on educational subjects, UIG has enjoyed a long and successful partnership with Encyclopaedia Britannica, helping them curate and manage the Image Quest online educational image database, a global product that is offered to individual schools, educational authorities, and ministries. The product is licensed under a subscription model and students and teachers access […]
22nd May 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
Universal Images Group, founded by George Sinclair in 2008, aggregates and distributes content to the global licensing and merchandising markets. UIG has grown to represent content collections from more than 120 agency suppliers and nearly 175 photographers. UIG’s subject specialties include World History, Fine Art, Science & Medicine, Environmental Science, Developing World, World Religions and Cultures, Archaeology, […]
28th June 2021.Reading time 3 minutes.
Are you looking for an image that isn’t easy to locate? One of your customers might be looking to celebrate the birthday of Friedrich Serturner, the discoverer of morphine. Perhaps an antiques collector has contacted your agency seeking a collectible stamp with President Truman on it. Often photo agencies receive these requests, take a quick look at […]