Openn, Primary Digital Resources (University of Pennsylvania)

Website: http://openn.library.upenn.edu Conditions: OPenn contains complete sets of high-resolution archival images of cultural heritage material from the collections of its contributing institutions, along with machine-readable descriptive and technical metadata. All materials on OPenn are in the public domain or released under Creative Commons licenses as Free Cultural Works. Please see specific collections and documents for applicable … Continue reading Openn, Primary Digital Resources (University of Pennsylvania)

The Royal Collection, Great Britain

  Website: https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/search#/page/1 Collection: The Royal Collection is one of the largest and most important art collections in the world, and one of the last great European royal collections to remain intact. Comprising almost all aspects of the fine and decorative arts and running to more than a million objects, the Collection is a unique … Continue reading The Royal Collection, Great Britain

Livrustkammaren / The Swedish Armoury

Website: http://emuseumplus.lsh.se/eMuseumPlus?service=ExternalInterface&module=literature&moduleFunction=search&lang=en Collection: Here you can search in the Royal Armoury, Skokloster Castle and Hallwyl museum collection online database. You can find information on museum collections, images of objects and museum environments and the people who have made, owned and used the objects. These include paintings, weapons, furniture and costumes but also the accounts, books and … Continue reading Livrustkammaren / The Swedish Armoury

WorldImages / California State University IMAGE Project

Website: http://worldimages.sjsu.edu Conditions: You are free to use these images for non-profit educational purposes, but we ask that you give credit to the copyright holders who retain rights to the images. These works are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 License. You are free to: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format … Continue reading WorldImages / California State University IMAGE Project

Pixabay

Website: https://pixabay.com Conditions: On Pixabay you may find and share images free of copyrights. All pictures are released under Creative Commons CC0 as public domain. You can copy, modify, distribute and use the images, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission and without paying attribution. However, depicted content may still be protected by trademarks, publicity or privacy … Continue reading Pixabay

New York Public Library Public Domain Images

Website: full collections - http://digitalcollections.nypl.org Public domain images - http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/search/index?utf8=✓&keywords=&filters[rights][]=pd Conditions: Some free, some with minimal charge for publication Even though we believe the images we have uploaded to The Commons on Flickr are in the "public domain" and thus not subject to copyright restrictions, these photos may be subject to other third party rights, such as … Continue reading New York Public Library Public Domain Images

Flickr, Creative Commons Licensed Images

Website: https://www.flickr.com/creativecommons Conditions: A range of access permissions as below. May be hard to find a specific image but is a huge and ever updating source. Attribution means: You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work - and derivative works based upon it - but only if they give you credit. Noncommercialmeans: You let … Continue reading Flickr, Creative Commons Licensed Images

The Getty / J. Paul Getty Museum / Getty Research Institute

Website: Main site - http://search.getty.edu/gateway/landing Open-Content Images - http://search.getty.edu/gateway/search?q=&cat=highlight&f=%22Open+Content+Images%22&rows=10&srt=a&dir=s&pg=1 Conditions: The Getty makes available, without charge, all available digital images to which the Getty holds the rights or that are in the public domain to be used for any purpose. No permission is required. Open content images can be used for any purpose without first seeking permission … Continue reading The Getty / J. Paul Getty Museum / Getty Research Institute

The American Antiquarian Society

Website: http://gigi.mwa.org Conditions: 1 - Digital: The Society makes available, without charge, all of our existing medium resolution (up to 72 dpi) digital images that are in the public domain to be used for any purpose under the terms of a Creative Commons License. No permission is required.* 2 - Print: To request a high-resolution image (maximum 240 dpi … Continue reading The American Antiquarian Society