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Art and Architecture: Images

Museum and Library Image Collections

Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection Database

The Collection Database is a searchable database of artworks and related materials from the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

British Museum Online Collection Database

Over one million digital images of objects in the collection of the British Museum

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.

Library of Congress 

Arts & Culture - These pages link to selected collection content available online at the Library of Congress, arranged by broad categories. The Library's online content represents only a small percentage of its physical holdings.

Getty Museum

Explore the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.  Includes browse by object type or medium, browse by theme or topic, and browse by artist name options.

Digital Art Books with Images From Credo Reference

Bridgeman Art Library Archive

GALILEO Sources for Digital Images

Art & Architecture Image Collections Online

(The following sources courtesy of Bucknell University's Art & Art History Guide)

AICT - Art Images for College Teaching

AICT is a personal, non-profit project of its author, art historian and visual resources curator Allan T. Kohl. AICT is intended primarily to disseminate images of art and architectural works in the public domain on a free- access, free-use basis to all levels of the educational community, as well as to the public at large.

Art in the Christian Tradition (Vanderbilt University)

Images from the Christian tradition dating from the first century C.E. to the present. Search by keyword, scripture reference, or iconographic content. All images may be used for educational purposes.

SPIRO

The visual online catalog and image database of the College of Environmental Design Visual Resources Center at the University of California at Berkeley.

Artcyclopedia

The Artcyclopedia is an index of online museums and image archives: find where the works of over 8000 different fine artists can be viewed online.

Web Gallery of Art

Searchable image database of European art from c. 1000 - 1850.

Great Buildings Collection Online

Collected and maintained by the editors of Architecture Week, this searchable website features photographs, architectural drawings, 3D models and other information about buildings from around the world. Both historic and contemporary structures are included

WorldImages

Created by faculty, staff, and students at California State University, this database provides educational access to approximately 80,000 digital images with a multidisciplinary focus.

Librarian

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Kristen Bailey
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Subjects: History