Resource Index

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  • A freely available growing collection of contemporary ceramics for artists, scholars and the general public, which is held within the Flickr

  • Art Rabbit is an international contemporary art discussion community.

  • This collection provides access to over 1,000 images of the book arts, highlighting major historical categories such as livre d'artists, the

  • ARTstor digital library gives access to over 1 million images of the arts, architecture, humanities and the social sciences with sophisiticat

  • Thousands of paintings from the UK's national art collection, the stories behind them, and where to see them for real.

  • Bridgeman Education is an excellent source for images, and has a European and British bias.

  • Digital images from the British Cartoon Archive at the University of Kent, which holds more than 150,000 editorial, socio-political and pocket cartoons.

  • Provides access to a comprehensive selection of photography, illustration, film footage, typefaces and rights clearance services.

  • The Design Council Slide Collection comprises over 22,000 images, mainly of British design from the late 1940s to 1990.

  • The archive, part of Bloomsbury Fashion Central, includes images of:

  • Historic Polar Images, 1845-1982, from the Scott Polar Research Institute.

  • Access to 24.7 million creative stock and editorial images, as well as film clips and music.

  • Illustrated compendium of nearly 12,000 comic artists from around the world.

  • Millions of photographs from Life magazine photo archive, from the 1750's to today, including many that have never been published. 

  • Museum website with access to the Atlas database of over 30,000 images of works exhibited.

  • The Marian Goodman Gallery web-site provides access to contemporary exhibitions held in its Paris and New York galleries, and is well-known f

  • The Collection Database is a searchable database of more than 130,000 images, representing artworks held in the permanent collection of the M

  • Searchable database of 120,000 portraits from 16th century to the present day.

  • Digitised version of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery Pre-Raphaelite Collection.

  • Rijksmuseum's collection of 125,000 digital masterpieces free to download and manipulate for personal and eductaional purposes. 

  • Scholars Resource is a database of images covering a wide range of periods and subjects from Renaissance art to contemporary architecture, al

  • Includes some royalty free images for science and technology, environemnt, history, animals and plants

  • Access to and information about the collections held at the Smithsonian, including Encyclopedia Smithsonian, a searchable database of over 21

  • Searchable database of images of works held at the Tate Gallery, including links to collections held at Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Tate Liver