Domain public images

This page contains a huge list with websites and search engines where you can find domain public images. It’s important to remember that, even if most of those pictures and photos are domain public images, you need check in loco if that image is marked really as domain public image or offer free commercial use, because some of those photos can have different licenses.

General Collections

commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_page
pixabay.com
publicphoto.org
pdphoto.org
www.photos-public-domain.com
www.pdpics.com
bestphotos.us
picdrome.com
www.alegriphotos.com
www.public-domain-photos.com
www.4freephotos.com
www.publicdomainfiles.com
pdposter.weebly.com
www.arspublik.com
www.republicdomain.com
www.phototeria.com
www.clker.com
opendomain.blogspot.com
www.freephotos.se
www.publicdomainfootage.com
opengalleries.org
publicdomainreview.org
freetems.net
www.publicdomainpictures.net
www.freestockphotos.biz
www.goodfreephotos.com
www.mypublicdomainpictures.com

Government resources

images.google.com/hosted/life
www.totallyfreeimages.com
www.dotgovwatch.com/?/archives/8-The-Best-Copyright-Free-Photo-Libraries.html
www.unclesamsphotos.com
uscites.gov/imagegallery
www.archive.org/details/USGovernmentDocuments
www.nps.gov/hfc/cfm/npsphoto.cfm
images.fws.gov
images.google.com/advanced_image_search?q=site:.gov&as_st=y&hl=en&safe=off
images.usace.army.mil/main.html
memory.loc.gov
nationalatlas.gov
photogallery.nrcs.usda.gov/res/sites/photogallery/
photolibrary.usap.gov/
terraserver-usa.com/default.aspx
visualsonline.cancer.gov
www.ars.usda.gov/is/graphics/photos/
www.census.gov/pubinfo/www/broadcast/photos/
www.defenselink.mil/multimedia/
www.defenseimagery.mil/
www.gpoaccess.gov/pictorial/index.html
www.history.navy.mil/branches/nhcorg11.htm
www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/index.html
www.photolib.noaa.gov
www.senate.gov
www.usa.gov/Topics/Graphics.shtml
www.usda.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/_s.7_0_A/7_0_2E5?navtype=SU&navid=CSC_PHOTO_LIB
slides.afip.org
rad.usuhs.edu/medpix/
www.usuhs.mil
content.cdlib.org/search?style=oac-img;sort=title;relation=ark:/13030/kt5b69q5bc
srufaculty.sru.edu/david.dailey/public/public_domain.htm
content.lib.washington.edu/costumehistweb/index.html

Subject-based Collections

Art

www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/
siris-artinventories.si.edu
www.artrenewal.org/pages/artistindex.php
www.thefamousartists.com

Automotive

www.carsandracingstuff.com

Clip Art

www.wpclipart.com
www.openclipart.org
www.incredibleart.org/links/clipart.html
www.pdclipart.org
www.dmoz.org/Computers/Graphics/Clip_Art/Public_Domain/

Computer-generated

woodshole.er.usgs.gov/mapit/
www.collectionscanada.ca/cin/index-e.html
PAT public domain ian.macky.net/pat/map/country.html

History

ushistoryimages.com
www.acliparthistory.com
lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ammemhome.html
www.exclassics.com/newgate/ngillus.htm
www.fromoldbooks.org
www.john-leech-archive.org.uk
beinecke.library.yale.edu
digitalgallery.nypl.org
www.oldbookillustrations.com
patsabin.com/VintagePostcards
ian.macky.net/secretmuseum

Specific periods

digital.library.northwestern.edu/wwii-posters/
www.gwpda.org/photos/greatwar.htm
greatwar.nl/kleur/kleur.html
www.network54.com/Forum/thread?forumid=211833&messageid=1088370788&lp=1088%20381193
www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/childlabor/
www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/archives/collections/photographs.html

Literature

archive.org
openlibrary.org
books.google.com
gutenberg.org
catalog.hathitrust.org

Logos and flags

www.wpclipart.com/flags/index.html
www.openclipart.org
www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

Mexico

www.playadelcarmenmexico.org

Music

freepd.com
www.ibiblio.org/mutopia/

New Zealand

www.freenzphotos.com

Postage stamps

commons.wikimedia.org

Religion

www.theworkofgodschildren.org
www.coolnotions.com/PDImages/pd_StoryOfTheBible.htm

United States

Florida

www.floridamemory.com/PhotographicCollection
www.myfloridahistory.org/fhspics
dlis.dos.state.fl.us/library/collections.cfm

Michigan

www.annarbordelivery.net/ann-arbor-photos/

Search Engines

www.archive.org/web/web.php
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google
images.google.com/images?hl=en&lr=&c2coff=1&q=site%3A.gov+OR+site%3A.mil
www.everystockphoto.com
www.picfindr.com
www.spffy.com
www.bing.com

 

Source: Wikipedia:Public domain image resources

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