Image Databases

More than 40,000 images here, and a network of over half a million links. There are amazing and wonderful things to find, and any number of ways of finding them.
A fully searchable commercial image bank of over 100,000 art images aimed at providing images for publishers, advertising, web sites, etc.
Searchable website of the UKs 212,000 oil paintings now digitised and online.
Image database covering world art from ancient to modern times.
Cartoon cuttings and original artwork.
Provides access to thousands of images from the British Library collections which include manuscripts, rare books and maps spanning almost 3000 years.
The world's leading resource for the study of newsreels and cinemagazines
Photographs of the UK that you can select using the map, free to use for non-profit uses.
Multimedia service from JISC offering image, film and sound collections.
The online resource for visual arts
The Wellcome Trust has made its vast collection of images depicting 2000 years of medicine and mankind available for free under a Creative Commons Licence. This allows users to copy, distribute and display the images, provided the source is fully attributed and it is used for non-commercial purposes.
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.