Image Resources

Below is a list of digital collections I have compiled as a resource for my students.

PLEASE NOTE: I provide these links simply for information–it important to consult the terms of use for each site before downloading and using images from these resources.

Anatomia Collection (University of Toronto)

Archives of Ontario

Archives of Ontario GLAM Wiki Project

Art UK

Artefacts Canada

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Birmingham Museums 

Boston Athenæum Digital Collections

British Library Public Domain Images

British Library Digital Collections

British Library Images

British Museum

Brock University Digital Repository

Brooklyn Museum

Calisphere (University of California)

Canadian War Museum

City of Toronto Archives-Photograph Collection

Colonial Virginia Portraits

Digital Archive Ontario

Digital Bodleian

Digital Public Library of America

Duke Digital Collections


Fowler Museum

French Revolution Digital Archive

Frick Digital Collections

Getty Research Institute

Getty Search Gateway

Globe and Mail News Photo Archive

Google Arts & Culture

Historic Niagara Digital Collections

House of Commons (Canada)–History, Art, and Architecture Collection

Internet Archive Book Images

Labadie Collection of Political Posters (University of Michigan)

Library of Congress

Library of Congress (Prints and Photographs Catalogue)

LIFE Magazine Archives

Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource

George III Military Maps

Manchester Digital Collections

McCord Museum

Medicine and Madison Avenue

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Morgan Library & Museum

New York Public Library Digital Collections

Paris Musées

Photogrammer Project (Yale University–Images from the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information)


Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Slavery Images

Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Open Access

Tate: Discover Art and Artists

The Image Centre: Dr. Martin J. Bass and Gail Silverman Bass Collection

University of Michigan Digital Collections

University of Toronto Digital Collections

U.S. Department of Agriculture (National Agricultural Library Collections)

U.S. National Library of Medicine

Victoria & Albert Museum

Visual Arts Data Service

Washington University Libraries Digital Collection

Wellcome Library

Wellcome Images

Zoological Society of London Archives