Olive Cook

Coronavirus update: Our printing service continues to operate as usual, with framed and unframed prints available for delivery in normal timescales. We would like to reassure our customers that we are observing government advice on COVID-19 and adhering to all guidance and best practice.


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Image information:

Ref no RIBA4089
Architect/DesignerCook, Olive (1912-2002)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
Image Date1940
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Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections

Product information:

Product overview

Images are printed to order on high quality photographic paper using the latest digital technology. Images can be ordered in either matt, semi-gloss or gloss finish.

If you intend to frame your print behind glass, then we recommend that you select the semi-gloss or matt finish so that you get less light reflection from the print/glass.

The images in our collection, although kept to the highest possible standards, can sometimes display irregularities. These may have been caused during their original printing, or through damage that has occurred before coming to RIBA. In some cases therefore, these may be visible on your photographic reproduction.

Please note that because the original images available come in all shapes and sizes, and will never be cropped or distorted, different images will have different borders. When you order a product, the product choice screen will give you an approximate portrayal of how the image will fit on different print sizes.


Framed print costs include the cost of the print. Pricing will vary depending on the size of the print, frame, quantity and style of the mount(s) selected.


Prints and frames are made to order and will normally be despatched within 10-12 working days.

Unframed prints are shipped worldwide.
UK Shipping: £3.95 per order plus £0.10 for each additional unframed print.
EU Shipping: £4.95 per order plus £0.10 for each additional unframed print.
World Shipping: £5.95 per order plus £0.10 for each additional unframed print.

Framed prints are shipped to UK mainland only.
UK Shipping: £12.00 per order plus £2.95 for each additional framed print.

Cancellation charge

If you decide to cancel or return your print to order framed or unframed print for any reason, it is unlikely we could sell it again at full price. Therefore, a 20% cancellation fee of the order price will apply. Please refer to our terms & conditions for more information.