Were you photographed at Epsom Derby on Saturday?
For over two hundred years, the Derby, Britain’s most prestigious horse race, has been a magnet for people in search of a good time.
Huge crowds flock to Epsom, attracted not only by the racing but by all of the other entertainments on offer. In the past, even Parliament was adjourned so that MPs could attend.
The Epsom Derby is also a magnet for photographers, drawn by the colour, spectacle and broad social mix of the crowd.
Photo journalists, street photographers, commercial portrait photographers and humble snapshooters have all found the Derby to be a rich source of work and inspiration.
In our collection we have many images taken at the Derby. Here are just a few:
You can see more Epsom Derby photographs from our archives on the Science and Society Picture Library website.