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Image Searching and Image Collections

Online image collections

Fee-based collections

These websites contain large searchable collections. Information on any fees for one-time use as well as reproduction rights are described at each site.

Online NYC images


  Ad for Corticelli spool silk from NYPL digital collections  Boardwalk and beach postcard image from NYPL digital collectionsMap of lower Manhattan from the NYPL digital collections Black and white NYC Street scene from NYPL digital collections Fulton ferry and Brooklyn bridge from the NYPL digital collections

The New York Public Library has an excellent Digital Gallery featuring photographs, prints, ephemera (e.g. menus)

Also look at the websites of local museums, magazines, TV stations, etc

Highlight: New York Public Library image collections online

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