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The Met Museum announced that a"All images of public domain artworks in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection - about 375,000 - are now free for anyone to use however they may please. The museum has changed its open access policy to allow free, unrestricted use of any images of artworks in the public domain, using the license designation Creative Commons Zero, known as CCO.
NGA Images is a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art. More than 45,000 open access digital images up to 4000 pixels each are available free of charge for download and use.
Use the Credo Reference Image Search to extract images from authorative online reference sources.
Includes art, science and medical images, as well as historical photographs and atlas pages.
Proper attribution is required and hyperlinking back to the database is recommended.
KaboomPics has everything you need to create fabulous content. Free images of the highest quality, constantly growing image database, a powerful search engine. To every photo, they add a color palette with free graphics for download. There are images available in every size, division according to photo sessions, 100% security, blog, and much more - all in one photo bank.
U.S. Government Photos & Images links to government agency sites that contain photo and image collections.
Some of these photos are in the public domain or U.S. government works and may be used without permission or fee, but some images may be protected by license or copyright. Read the disclaimers on each site before using images.
Openclipart is a community of artists whose collection of clip art has been released into the public domain.
You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.
With Pixabay find, share and use photos, clipart, and vector graphics.
Works on Pixabay have been released into the public domain. You can use any image from this website in digital and printed format, for personal and commercial use, without an attribution requirement to the original author.
FreePhotosBank offers royalty-free photos which don’t require to name the author or source. Registration is not required. The images can be downloaded in high resolution.
Any photos/pictures posted by the author “freephotosbank” are free to use as long as you are using them for a website, book, magazine, etc. You cannot download our photos to sell as is or modified from any source. To use our photos/pictures you must accredit us on the work that you used the photo/picture on/in for the use of them or we will consider it a copyright infringement.
Pics4Learning is a curated image library that is safe and free for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos and illustrations for classroom projects, websites, videos, portfolios, or any other projects in an educational setting.
Morguefile is a free photo archive “for creatives, by creatives.” Founded by Michael Connors in the early Internet days of 1996, the site was created to serve as a free image exchange for creative professionals and teachers to use in their work. This same mission remains true today: we are a community-based free photo site, and all photos found in the Morguefile archive are free for you to download and re-use in your work, be it commercial or not. The photos have been contributed by a wide range of creatives from around the world, ranging from amateur photo hobbyists to professionals.
Every Stock Photo is a search engine for free photos. These come from many sources and are license-specific. You can view a photo's license by clicking on the license icon, below and left of photos. Membership is free and allows you to rate, tag, collect and comment on photos.