Online Resource List
This list of online resources is intended as a useful reference for Architecture faculty and students who are undertaking image research.
Although it reflects several years' compilation, it [necessarily] remains a work in progress and will be updated periodically as new resources are brought to the Curator's attention.
Useful additions are welcomed. Please fill out the Comments and Suggestions Form.
Note: The Department of Art and Archaeology's Visual Resources Collection also has an online resource list.
Princeton University Image Resources
ARTstor Digital Library: Digital image database with over 1.2 million images. Keyword searchable, this ever-expanding resource features many architectural collections in addition to canonical images used for teaching in the humanities. Includes hosted Princeton University collections. See the ARTstor blog for details about new Architecture collections. See ARTstor's Subject Guides. If you are new to ARTstor please contact Daniel Claro for a quick demo.
CAMIO:Catalog of Art Museum Images Online from the Research Libraries Group. Princeton only.
History of Princeton University's Architecture: Collections from the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.
New York Public Library Digital Gallery: Provides access to over 520,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library.
PUL QuickSearch: Allows you to search across multiple image databases simultaneously. Includes the School of Architecture collection in Almagest as well as AccuNet, ArtStor, CAMIO, New York Public Library Digital Gallery, and RLG Cultural Materials.
Region / Period Specific
Archined: Contemporary Architecture in the Netherlands.
Art Nouveau World Wide: A web site dedicated to the Art Nouveau period, includes material on Berlage, Galle, Gaudi, Guimard, Hoffman, Mackintosh, and Sauvage.
California Heritage Collection: An online archive of more than 30,000 images illustrating California's history and culture, from the collections of the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley.
Chicago Architects Oral History Project: From the Art Institute's Department of Architecture; transcripts from interviews, some images.
Chicago Landmarks: Representative work of well known Chicago Architects.
Chicago Imagebase: An online database containing a wide variety of images and other data.
Irresistible Decay: Ruins Reclaimed: Digital image collection from the Getty Research Institute on the theme of ruins.
Mexico: From Empire to Revolution: Digital Image resource from Getty Research Institute; includes cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite, albums, postcards and other forms of photography. Images reproduced are from the exhibition Mexico: From Empire to Revolution.
Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky: Digital image collection from the Getty Research Institute. Images reproduced are from the exhibition Monuments of the Future:Designs by El Lissitzky.
Early Photography in Greece and the Mediterranean: Digital image collection from the Getty Research Institute. Over 560 nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs of ancient Greek and Roman architecture are presented in this collection.
Nineteenth Century Views of Manhattan: New York Public Library online exhibition.
Renaissance and Baroque Architecture / Architectural History 102: A collection of images scanned from slides taken by Professor C. W. Westfall and used in his survey course, Renaissance and Baroque Architecture at the University of Virginia
Museums and Archives
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