Images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities--illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, fashion plates, and other printed ephemera.
The Sanborn map collection consists of a uniform series of large-scale maps, dating from 1867 to the present and depicting the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of some twelve thousand cities and towns in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
ARTstor is a digital library offering collections of art, images, and descriptive information. It includes approximately 300,000 images covering art, architecture, and archaeology.
To Register: You must be using a computer on the Dalhousie campus or login from off-campus. From the ARTstor welcome screen, click "Go".
Click 'Register' in the upper right hand corner of the next screen. You will be prompted to fill in an email address and password of your choice. If you encounter a problem or have questions about the ARTstor registration process, click 'Help' on the registration form.
Each time you access ARTstor after this, click "Logon" at the basic search screen to gain entry to the advanced features.
NOTE: Accessing ARTstor off-campus with your Dal NetID/password allows you to use basic features as an 'unregistered user' only. To access the advanced features on-OR-off-campus, you must also click "logon" at the basic search screen and enter your ARTstor registered user information. Registered User access is good for 120 days after the last usage - every time you "logon" you reset the clock another 120 days.
Pixabay is a vibrant community where copyright-free images and videos are shared. All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist - even for commercial purposes.
The collections of the Prints & Photographs Division include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. While international in scope, the collections are particularly rich in materials produced in, or documenting the history of, the United States and the lives, interests and achievements of the American people.
From the Royal Institute of British Architects, RIBApix covers world architecture of all periods together with related subjects such as interior design, landscape, topography, planning, construction and the decorative arts.
The world's finest resource for skyscraper and urbanism enthusiasts. Featuring unique skyscraper diagram illustrations, a world-wide buildings database, one of the world's busiest skyscraper-themed discussion forums and one-of-a-kind skyscraper posters.