© 2016 Joseph Heathcott

Visual Resources

ARTstor

Major resource for scholars of art, archaeology, architecture, and visual culture

http://library.artstor.org.libproxy.newschool.edu/#/

 

Wikimedia commons

Especially good for contemporary / recent past images

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

 

SAHARA

Digital architectural history collection of 100,000 images (member-restricted)

http://www.sah.org/publications-and-research/sahara

 

New York Public Library digital collections

Once you start browsing, you will never quit

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/?topic=cities

 

The Allan Kohl Collection at University of Michigan

https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/aict?g=arch-ic;page=index

 

UNESCO World Heritage List

Thousands of photos of buildings, sites, and landscapes around the world

http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/

 

ArchNET

Superb source for Islamic architecture

https://archnet.org/collections

 

British Library Digital Images on Flickr

Part of the ongoing effort of the BL to digitize its immense collections

https://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary/with/11302139444/

 

Shared Shelf Commons

Wonderful site created by Cornell University, great for old maps

http://sscommons.org/openlibrary/#3%7Ccollections%7C7730456%7C%7CCornell3A20Persuasive20Cartography3A20The20PJ20Mode20Collection%7C%7C%7C

 

American Memory Project

Library of Congress digital collection, amazing!

https://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

 

Historic American Building Survey

Excellent resource for photographs and architectural drawings of American buildings

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/hh/

 

Historic American Engineering Record

Excellent resource for photographs and mechanical drawings of American structures

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/hh/