AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive. (Online: 1844 to date)
Associated Press Photo Archive.
American Memory. (Online)
A part of the Library of Congress, offers vast array of American historical materials. Organized by thematic collections.
Artcyclopedia: the Fine Art Search Engine. (Online)
Former title: Guide to museum-quality art on the Internet.
Presents a directory of art resources on the Internet, created by John Malyon and searchable by movement, medium, subject, or artist name.
Over 1,000,000 images of art and other subjects held by museums, archives, libraries, private collections, as of Fall 2009 includes the Columbia Image Bank (a database of images required for teaching of Western art history from the Neolithic period to the present, including images from major collections such as the Louvre, the Uffizi, the Prado, etc.. and much more.
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (Bildarchiv Foto Marburg's Image Index of Art and Architecture). (Online)
Photoarchive of images of art and architecture, a small subset of which are visible at this site. This photoarchive sells its images for publication.
Beazley Archive. (Online)
Housed at the University of Oxford, Faculty of Literae Humaniores, this database offers photographs, notes, drawings, etc. on ancient Greek and Roman art.
British Museum. Collection Database. (Online)
Presents digitized pictures and records of about half a million two-dimensional works held by the British Museum. Eventually images of all the collections will be included.
CAMIO is OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online This new database supports art history, studio art, and design departments, and provides context for history, religion, and other humanities programs. It is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known to the Renaissance. (Online)
Director: Arnold Nesselrath. Interdisciplinary research database containing documentation centering on the reception of antiquity, a focus of Renaissance studies. Registered are the antique monuments known in the Renaissance together with the related Renaissance documents in the form of texts and images, and related information about locations, persons and periods as well as bibliographic data. The Census is a useful tool of research, not only in the field of art history and archaeology, but also for any discipline focusing on the afterlife of the antiquity.
Columbia Image Bank. (Online—found as a collection within ArtStor)
The Columbia Image Bank covers a broad range of subjects, cultures and periods. Users may access outstanding examples of the visual arts and material culture from the world's major collections; stills of performance pieces; and photographs, drawings and renderings of architecture and sites. The Image Bank is available as a hosted collection in the ARTstor digital image library. Columbia users can search Columbia Image Bank alone or alongside all of ARTstor's content.
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. (Online)
Digitized copy of the corpus of antique vases held in collections worldwide. Avery AK3800 C... (Paper version)
Grove Art Online. (Online-within Oxford Art Online)
Contains some images from encyclopedia articles and links to images found in museum web sites.
An archive of 27,000 high quality photographs taken by Benoy K. Behl of monuments, paintings and other aspects of cultural history, as well as scenic views all over India and in many places around the world. (Identified online and in CLIO as photographs archive)
Islamic monuments in India. (Online)
A database of photographs of Islamic architecture in India in Japanese and English. These were taken by researchers of the Mission for Indian History and Archaeology, University of Tokyo. Some of the monuments have their basic plans also included.
New York Public Library Digital Gallery. (Online)
Gateway to NYPL's digital collections. Includes historic maps, rare prints and photographs, illuminated manuscripts, unusual printed ephemera, sound files and moving images, original art and more.
UNESCO World Heritage List OTVR Tour. (Online)
The World Heritage List includes 890 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. Nodes are organized on a world map, or they may be reached through the individual site pages of the list itself.
E-Images. (Online—within Columbia Library’s website)
Site listing Columbia, external fee based and free websites with significant image content useful to art historians.