A collection of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data. Also includes special tools to actively use images. Images are from hundreds of museums, artists, artists' estates, photographers, scholars, special collections, and photo archives. For access to all features, you must register for a free account when connected to this database while on campus. You will set up your own username and password.
A searchable image database of more than 95,000 works of art from prominent museums around the world. All content is rights-cleared for educational use. CAMIO art images span the following categories: photographs, prints, sculptures, textiles, watercolors, paintings, decorative arts, posters, costumes, utilitarian objects, jewelry.
Premier museums worldwide contribute to CAMIO. Every work in CAMIO is represented by at least one high-resolution image and a description. Many have additional views of the work, sound, video, and curatorial notes.
Searchable full text of full runs of newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth-century Britain. Includes national and regional newspapers (e.g., those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial areas of the manufacturing Midlands) as well as publications from Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.
A collection of the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in UK research libraries. Pamphlets were an important means of public debate, covering the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day. They provide primary sources with which to study the socio-political and economic landscape of 19th century Britain. Collection includes items published between 1545 and 1900. To search, choose one of the collections listed on the page. To search all pamphlet collections, choose Advanced Search and limit to pamphlets.
Collections include: Bristol Selected pamphlets, Cowen Tracts, Earl Grey Pamphlets collection, Foreign and Commonwealth Office collection, Hume Tracts, Knowsley Pamphlet collection, and LSE (London School of Economics) Selected pamphlets.
A full-image online archive of every page published by The Times [London]. The text within the images is fully searchable at the article level. Users can easily search news articles, obituaries, advertising and classifieds — virtually everything that appeared in the newspaper. Results are displayed at the article level and users may view the article — or the full page upon which it appeared. Coverage: 1785 up to six years ago. (Each year another year of content becomes available.)
Every complete page of every issue of The Times (London) from 1785 to 1985. (Does not include the Sunday Times, which was produced by a different publisher.)
This unique collection is an introduction to the rich variety of Victorian magazines for women. The extracts range from fashion magazines to feminist journals, from serious works for Christian mothers to tales of romance and passion for "sweethearts." Focusing on the development of the British magazine, this extensively illustrated work gives access to texts few readers ever see. The richest anthology of its kind, it also covers the historical, cultural, and political setting of Victorian England.
Image galleries of 19th Century ephemera. "The John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera offers a fresh view of British history through primary, uninterpreted printed documents which, produced for short-term use, have survived by chance."
Website with links to freely available European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. The documents shed light on key historical happenings within the respective countries and within the broadest sense of political, economic, social and cultural history. The order of documents is chronological wherever possible.
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