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WRI 1100: Kresser


Access over one million images in the public collections of Artstor Digital Library.


Here are more excellent sources for images in the public domain and creative commons-licensed content:

Flickr Advanced Search - Under Any License, select “all creative commons”

Google Advanced Image Search - Use the “Usage Rights” field to limit by license type.

Cleveland Museum of Art - Open access image search for CC0-licensed images

J. Paul Getty Search Gateway - open content (public domain or no known rights) images available for re-use marked with "Download" 

Images of Empowerment - All photographs available under a CC BY NC 4.0

Library of Congress: Digital Collections - A free “digital record of American history and creativity.” Check photo information for rights information.

Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalog - Photographs, prints, drawings, posters, and architectural drawings, and more.

NGA Images - Public domain artworks from the collections of the National Gallery of Art.

NYPL Digital Gallery - Illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs, and more, from the New York Public Library.

Open F|S - Over 40,000 Asian art images from the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery available for non-commercial use.

Unsplash - High quality images freely licensed for any use.

US Government Images -  Public domain images by topic, unless otherwise noted. Give credit to agency (and photographer if listed).

Notable collections:

Wellcome Images - All images are made available under Creative Commons licenses.

Wikimedia Commons - Browse or search for freely reusable images.

Wikipedia Public Domain Images - List of public domain image sources on the web.