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Images and Image Collections

General Resources

The links below provide access to images that are in the public domain or have been made available for reuse and can likely be used in for small run scholarly publications and theses free of charge.  Always check the rights statement associated with each image to make sure that you are abiding by the terms of use, which may include a specific format for the credit line.

Museums with Open Access Policies

Below is a selection of museums that provide open access to portions of their collections.  For links to more museums, see the following resources, which include some links to European institutions.

"Open access image libraries – a handy list." Apollo Magazine, February 28, 2020. Retrieved March 4, 2021

"Public Domain Images For Artists." MoMa.co.uk. Retrieved March 4, 2021