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Finding Images

Get help finding art, historical, or architectural images to support your reserach

What's in This Guide?

This guide provides resources and information to assist with finding images, including art, architectural plans, and visual historical documents including photos, postcards, maps, advertisements and illustrations. 

Guide Contents

  • Find Art Images                    Learn how to locate high quality reproductions of artworks and installation photos
  • Find Historical Images          Discover historical photos and reproductions of advertisements 
  • Find Architectural Images     Find copies of architectural plans and other primary documents
  • Ask a Librarian                      Have a question? There are lots of ways to ask for help!

Pictures / Self-Portrait by Robert Mapplethorpe

Gelatin silver print, 1977, held by the Guggeneheim Museum. Accessed via ARTstor.