Art: Other Suggested Resources
Digital collection of papers and primary records of American visual arts and artists. From the Smithsonian Institution.
Extensive collection of images of quilts in museums, private collections, etc. Can be searched or browsed by pattern, quiltmaker, time period, colors, and many other fields.
Biographical and methodological information about major art historians of Western art history.
Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences.
Scholarly encyclopedia covering ancient Egyptian history and culture. Still a work in progress.
Collection of over 10,000 digitized images of buildings and cities throughout the world. Search by building name, city, country or other keyword. Provided by the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections project.
Fashion plates from 1806-1914, originally published in some of the leading French and English fashion journals of the day. Publications include: La Belle Assemblee, Le Bon Ton, Le Follet, Journal Des Dames et Des Modes, and Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine. Provided by the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections project.
The Metropolitan Museum's chronological guide to the history of art spanning prehistory to the present, illustrated with pieces from its collections. Searchable, with thematic and geographic indexes.
Broadly searches captions, adjacent text, and other descriptive elements for relevant images. Users can limit the results by time period and subject, as well as image size, reuse permissions, and composition.
Collection of measured drawings, large-format photographs, and written histories of historic structures and sites in the United States dating from the 17th through the 20th century. Draws from the collection of the Historic American Building Survey and the Historic American Engineering Survey from 1933 to the present.