Historical Image Collections

With the proliferation of cheap stock photo and image resources available, it’s easy to forget about the granddaddy of all collectors – governments. With 1,000,000+ archival images, the British Library is one of the best – it’s a remarkable cache of art and reference. All usable without restrictions.

Other worthy resources include:
> Wikimedia Commons
> Book Images Archive
> US Government Photos  & Images collections
> Fickr Commons
> NYPL Digital collection
> Cornell University Library of the Fantastic

And, a more contemporary collection – unsplash

03/23/2015 |
Tags: historical, photography, reference, stock art

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