The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is allowing scholars and individuals to use high resolution images free of charge for academic/scholarly publications, study and research and in student theses. See the link for full terms and conditions of use.
IAP currently offers 6,700 from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 3,900 images from the Mellink Archive (Bryn Mawr College). These images are publication-quality and free-of-charge for use in scholarly publications. You can access them via ARTstor.
This code provides visual-arts professionals (and those who use images in their research and teaching) with a set of principles addressing best practices in the fair use of copyrighted materials. It describes how fair use can be invoked and implemented when using copyrighted materials in scholarship, teaching, museums, archives, and in the creation of art.
Most images are protected by coyright. Make sure that the copyright owner has granted creative commons permissions for academic use before you republish an image you have found. For more resources, visit the Images Libguide.
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Excellent resource for illustrations, copyright free for educational use. Can search by concept (hostages) as well as specific people or events (Einstein).; Photographs, prints, graphics, audio and text; Coverage back to the 1800s, primary coverage late 20th century-present