Quoiting from an email received from Findmypast.com:
Findmypast publish new online photographic archive in partnership with the UK’s largest news publisher Reach plc
- Over 10,000 original images from WWII, many which have never been published before, will offer vivid new insights into a nation at war
- The Findmypast Photo collection will scale over the coming years to include millions of images taken between 1904 - 2000, covering all aspects of British life ranging from sports, education, places of work and daily life to politics, national and local events
- The collection is now available for anyone to search for free from May 8th to May 15th, in celebration of VE Day 2020
The collection was released on May 7, 2020. The notice goes on to state the following:
Today’s release forms the first phase of a vast collection that will continue to grow as Findmypast and Reach publish additional material covering a wide variety of dates, locations and themes. In time, the Findmypast Photo collection will expand in scope and scale to include millions of images taken between 1904 - 2000, covering all aspects of British Life ranging from sports, education, places of work and daily life to politics, national and local events.
It was not clear from the announcement if searching the photo collection was included in the basic subscription to Findmypast.com or if access was an additional subscription such as The British Newspaper Archive.