About Us

Ancient Art & Architecture Collection is a London based stock photography agency, offering a wide range of fascinating historical images from pre-history to the 19th century worldwide. Founder, Ronald Sheridan became interested in photography in his childhood in the 1940s. He was given a camera by his uncle on his birthday. He rushed into a…

Our Collection

Images for our collections are carefully selected and categorized into Art, Architecture, Antiquities, Costume, Daily Life, Music, Jewellery, God and Goddesses, Sport, History, Belief, and Japanese calligraphy. Our images illustrate subjects from mythologies and religion to everyday life : where people lived;  inventions and creations; what people believed in, and what they worshipped. Our photographers took…

How to order

We offer a friendly and extensive image research service with speedy delivery. We are always delighted to negotiate prices in order to meet clients’ requirements. If you would like to order or inquire about our images, please email us to with the following information. Image Number Your full name Company name Comment / Message /…

Ronald Sheridan

The founder of Ancient Art & Architecture Collection. Professional photographer and Photo-journalist. He travelled around Europe, Middle East, Africa, North America, and Japan. During the 6 Days War he worked as photo journalist to send articles and photos all over the world through news agencies in the UK and the USA. He also worked as…

Haruko Sheridan

Haruko Sheridan is currently the owner of the Collection and administrator of the website. She is Japanese and has lived in the UK for more than 25 years.  After her husband Ronald passed away in 1995, she took over his business to pursue his wish, which was that his photo library should continue. She has…