The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images Online for Non-Commercial Use (10 pics)




Kinder in einem Feriendorf / Martin Munkacsi / 1929 The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released a vast archive of 400,000 (mostly) hi-resolution digital images online that you can download and use for non-commercial purposes. From a 12-megapixel scan of Rembrandt’s 1660 self-portrait to over 18,000 photos spanning almost two centuries. Here are a few quick gems from the Photography collection , see also: Arms & Armor , Modern and Contemporary Art , and other highlights . (via Kottke )

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images Online for Non-Commercial Use

Daughters of Jerusalem / Julia Margaret Camero / 1865

Daughters of Jerusalem / Julia Margaret Camero / 1865

Head of Man with Hat and Cigar / Leon Levinstein / 1960

Head of Man with Hat and Cigar / Leon Levinstein / 1960

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern / Robert Howlett /

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern / Robert Howlett / 1857

A Study, No. 1 / Rudolph Eickemeyer / 1901

A Study, No. 1 / Rudolph Eickemeyer / 1901

Street Minstrel, Gose / Shinichi Suzuki / 1870s

Street Minstrel, Gose / Shinichi Suzuki / 1870s

Group of Thirteen Decapitated Soldiers / Unknown / 1910

Group of Thirteen Decapitated Soldiers / Unknown / 1910

Sincerely Yours, Woodrow Wilson / Arthur S. Mole / 1918

Sincerely Yours, Woodrow Wilson / Arthur S. Mole / 1918

A Girl, Carmel / Johan Hagemeyer / 1930.           Unid

A Girl, Carmel / Johan Hagemeyer / 1930.           Unidentified Child Picking Nose / Walker Evans / 1930.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images Online for Non-Commercial Use




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