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Old Book Illustrations. Old Book Illustrations. Database of old book illustrations. Here’s an enormous library of thousands of old book illustrations, with searchable name, artist, source, date, which book it was in, etc. There are also a number of collections to browse through, and each are tagged with multiple keywords so you can also get lost in there in that manner.

Though the team behind the site doesn’t specifically list the whole site as public domain, chances are a lot of the illustrations you’ll find are way out of copyright in most jurisdictions. More about... Image and Video Library. Image and Video Library. U.S. Copyright Office. The WATCH File: Writers, Artists and Their Copyright Holders. When we share, everyone wins - Creative Commons. BnWPublicDomainArt. Where to Find Public Domain Images For Your Artwork – The Art League Blog.

Copyright serves a valuable service, protecting the rights of the artists, authors, and other creatives who depend on their work to make a living. Public domain images fill another need, for people who need images to rework, reuse, repurpose — people like artists. For creating a new collage, mixed media work, or even just painting from a reference photograph, the sites below will be a great resource. But first … What is the public domain? From Kaishien Gaden, The Mustard Seed Garden Painting Manual. Artist: Wang Gai. From the New York Public Library. Reusing copyrighted images can be tricky. You can sidestep these issues entirely by using public domain and CC0 images in your artwork. public domain: This refers to creative works which are free of copyright restrictions, often because the copyright has expired. Unlike with copyrighted works, these images can be freely used as the focal point of an artwork without fear of committing copyright infringement.

Where to find public domain images. Stock Photos, Royalty Free Images, Vectors, Footage | Depositphotos. Images & Art. Watercolour World. Discover Art & Artists | The Art Institute of Chicago. Lifehacker. 3,500 Occult Manuscripts Will Be Digitized & Made Freely Available Online, Thanks to Da Vinci Code Author Dan Brown. If there’s one thing The Da Vinci Code’s Dan Brown and “The Library of Babel”’s Jorge Luis Borges have in common it is a love for obscure religious and occult books and artifacts. But why do I compare Borges—one of the most highly-regarded, but difficult, of Latin American poets and writers—to a famous American writer of entertaining paperback thrillers?

One reason only: despite the vast differences in their styles and registers, Borges would be deeply moved by Brown’s recent act of philanthropy, a donation of €300,000 to Amsterdam’s Ritman Library, also known as the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica House of Living Books. Brown, the Ritman notes, “is a great admirer of the library and visited on several occasions while writing his novels The Lost Symbol and Inferno.” Now he's giving back. Many a writer, like Brown, has found inspiration among the Ritman's more accessible works (though, sadly, Borges, who was blind in 1984 and died two years later, could not have appreciated it). MoMA Public Domain Images. Open Access Policy The Metropolitan Museum of Art creates, organizes, and disseminates a broad range of digital images and data that document the rich history of the Museum, its collection, exhibitions, events, people, and activities.

Images of artworks in the Museum's collection fall into two categories: images of works the Museum believes to be in the public domain, or those to which the Museum waives any copyright it might have images of works the Museum knows to be under copyright or other restrictions On February 7, 2017, The Metropolitan Museum of Art implemented a new policy known as Open Access, which makes images of artworks it believes to be in the public domain widely and freely available for unrestricted use, and at no cost, in accordance with the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) designation and the Terms and Conditions of this website. Images of Artworks in the Public Domain To identify these images, look for the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) icon ( ) directly below the image: How to access a million stunning, copyright-free antique illustrations released by the British Library. The odds are good that the US women’s gymnastics team will succeed today (Aug. 9) at defending their Olympic team title, starting at 3pm ET, with television viewing starting at 8pm in the US on NBC.

The team finished qualifiers nearly 10 points ahead of second place China over the weekend. And while those scores will be scrapped during the finals, Team USA will certainly look to meet or top its performance. With a stacked team including Simone Biles, whose challenging routines are untouchable on the vault, floor, and beam, and four other talented gymnasts who are favored to win top scores in each event as well as a shaky start from rivals China and Russia, winning looks very plausible. Simone Biles floored audiences during the qualifiers over the weekend. The 19-year-old, who could leave Rio with five of the six gold medals awarded in women’s gymnastics, earned top scores in three out of the four Olympic events. “It dramatizes obsessive determination,” O’Rourke wrote last month. The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix.

Earlier this week, Oxford's Bodleian Library announced that it had digitized a 550 year old copy of the Gutenberg Bible along with a number of other ancient bibles, some of them quite beautiful. Not to be outdone, the British Library came out with its own announcement on Thursday: We have released over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose. These images were taken from the pages of 17th, 18th and 19th century books digitised by Microsoft who then generously gifted the scanned images to us, allowing us to release them back into the Public Domain.

The images themselves cover a startling mix of subjects: There are maps, geological diagrams, beautiful illustrations, comical satire, illuminated and decorative letters, colourful illustrations, landscapes, wall-paintings and so much more that even we are not aware of. The librarians behind the project freely admit that they don't exactly have a great handle on the images in the collection. Related Content: Rattlesnake Jack's Old West ClipArt Parlour. Old West Cliparts, Stock Vector And Royalty Free Old West Illustrations. Wild West Stock Vector Illustration And Royalty Free Wild West Clipart.

Cowboy Clip Art -- Country and Western Graphics. Free Online Picture Resizer - Crop and Resize photos, images, or pictures online for FREE! BibliOdyssey. The Leading Source Of Free Stock Photos - freeimages. Ico Generator. Public domain image resources. Public domain image resources is a copy of the master Wikipedia page at Meta, which lists a number of sources of public domain images on the Web. The presence of a resource on this list does not guarantee that all or any of the images in it are in the public domain. You are still responsible for checking the copyright status of images before you submit them to Wikipedia.

Please read the policy on image use and etiquette at: Wikipedia:Image use policy. See also: General Collections[edit] Ordered by size of collection, largest first: Wikimedia Commons hosts only freely licensed images, sound files, and other media. US Government resources[edit] If any page or image seems missing, replace in its URI with - This collection includes 417 fashion plates from 1806-1914 from some of the leading fashion journals of the time. Subject-based Collections[edit] Free Vectors, Stock Vector Images, Art and Graphics - Vectorportal. Internet Archive Book Images' Photostream. 20 Websites To Find Free High-Quality Images. Chances are you’re pretty tired of seeing traditional stock photos of people in suits shaking hands. Not only are they bland and uninteresting, but they also cost money. The good news is that there has been a rise in great stock photo sites that you can use for free – yes, for both personal and commercial use.

In this showcase I put together a collection of 20 sites with beautiful free stock photos that you can choose from. Hopefully, they will help you to spice up your future designs. Do read the licenses carefully though as some of these services and photos may require proper attribution. Recommended Reading: 30 More Websites To Download Stock Photos & Royalty-Free Images Compfight Compfight is an image search engine. Life of Pix Life of Pix lets you grab free high resolution images with no copyright restrictions.

Superfamous Superfamous provides you with free stock photos available for download in high resolution. IM Creator Free IM Free is a new feature of IM Creator. Getrefe Snapographic. Stock Photos and Royalty Free Images from 123RF Stock Photography. Mary Evans Picture Library. Historical images. Historical archive. Images of history. Images. Pictures. History. ILN. Stock. Photos Fine Art. Illustrations. Stock Photography, Royalty-Free Photos, Video Footage & Music | Getty Images. Introducing a hand-picked selection of the world's most powerful imagery Created by award-winning photographers and art directors, curated by our leading editors, and available for exclusive use.

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Discover Connect Extensive new video footage Our new exclusive partnership with BBC Motion Gallery offers remarkable video, from breaking news to history, wildlife, sport and entertainment. Explore BBC Motion Gallery video. Dollar Photo Club - high quality royalty free stock photos and vectors - Dollar Photo Club. Public Domain. Stock Photos, Royalty Free Images & Video Footage By Dreamstime Stock Photography. The 13 best places to download stock art online. As a designer, you’ll often have a great concept for a project, but the cost of commissioning the illustrator will be beyond your or your client's budget.

The idea of using stock art might seem off-putting, because there’s always a sense of diluting your creativity by using work not created specifically for the brief. But the good news is, these days online stock art sites are no longer limited to a handful of tired clichés, but a huge and eclectic variety of illustrations in various styles and sizes, by thousands of talented illustrators. There are many stock art sites out there, from larger companies where illustrations is only part of their offering, to smaller sites focusing purely on illustrators - anything from a tiny handful to a more extensive roster. Below is a list of some of the best and most popular sites for you to check out. 01. iStockphoto A nice feature of iStockphoto’s site is that it allows you to filter by dominant colour. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06. 07. Getty Images is huge.

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