Photographs and Pictorial Works

Muschenheim Digital Archive

Description

The William Muschenheim Digital Archive is a searchable database of scans of architectural drawings and photographs from the Muschenheim collections at the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University and the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10107
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Lincoln Highway Digital Image Collection

Description

This collection contains images of the Lincoln Highway (construction, views, bridges, etc.) from the University Library Special Collections. The Lincoln Highway Association was made up of representatives from the automobile, tire, and cement industries, with the goal of planning, funding, constructing, and promoting the first transcontinental highway in North America. The route, consisting of both existing and newly-built roads following the most direct route possible, ran from New York to San Francisco, covering approximately 3,400 miles.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10099
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Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Alternative Titles
CORSAIR: Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Description

The collection spans some ten centuries of Western illumination, and contains manuscripts from all the major schools, including some of the great masterpieces of medieval manuscript art.

Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10095
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Art, Architecture & Engineering Library: Lantern Slide Collection

Alternative Titles
AAEL Lantern Slide Collection
Description

This collection contains digital images created from lantern slides showing architecture, cities, and landscapes from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The original lantern slides that form this collection are part of the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library Special Collections housed in the lower level of the library.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10063
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WorldImages

Description
WorldImages provides access to the California State University IMAGE Project. It contains over 60,000 images, is global in coverage and includes all areas of visual imagery. WorldImages is accessible anywhere and its images may be freely used for non-profit educational purposes. The images can be located using many search techniques, and for convenience they are organized into some 600 portfolios which are then organized into subject groupings.
Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10039
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Archivision Architecture Images

Alternative Titles
Archivision Architectural Images
Description

The Archivision Architectural Image Collection, a growing collection of approximately 84,000 high resolution images with approximately 6,000 additional images each year, encompasses a variety of examples of the built environment including images of architecture, gardens and parks, public spaces, and cities from North America, Europe, and Asia. The collection is created and curated by Scott Gilchrist, photographer and architect. The University Library licenses the images for academic use from Archivision Inc.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9813
Access
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Silent Film Still Archive

Alternative Titles
SFSA
Description
An archive of original photos, advertising, and other memorabilia from silent films, and a few early sound films (especially those featuring silent film performers).
Type
Images
Coverage
Photos scanned from original, vintage photographs issued by motion picture studios when the films were released during the silent era. 1915 - 1933
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9757
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