The British Library has recently posted over one million downloadable images to Flickr. Explore the many albums of maps, advertisements, book illustrations, etc.
Posts tagged "Photography"
The 1956-65 expeditions to Mount Sinai by art historians George Forsyth of the University of Michigan and Kurt Weitzmann of Princeton University offer a rich trove of color photographs from the Monastery of Saint Catherine's icon collection. The Princeton University Visual Resources Collection has recently put 1,200 of these images online and will be adding another 2,000.
Release of Photogrammar: a map interface for finding photographs of America from 1935-1946.
Time to visit Detroit, a city rich with history and less than an hour away.
Check out the exhibit of Corine Vermeulen's photos from the Detroit Walk-in Portrait Studio, now at the Detroit Institute of Arts! The online portion offers a generous sampling of the portraits of community members, and includes transcripts of the individuals' thoughts about their city.
America's post-industrial cities have been photographed over the past 40 years - often repeatedly, as "time-lapse" sequences - by Camilo José Vergara. These documentary and artistic images are now archived at the Library of Congress, with 5,000 of the 10,000 photographs available online.
This 2008 photo of fireworks in Washington, D.C. was taken by Carol Highsmith for the Library of Congress.
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