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Finding Pictures in the Picture Collection: Digital Collections

An introduction to using the Picture Collection to find images by subject.


This digitized presentation of about 45,000 items represents a select group of images from The New York Public Library Picture Collection. Most of these digital images originally appeared on the NYPL website "The NYPL Picture Collection Online." 

The digitization of selected Picture Collection postcards now accessible through the NYPL Digital Collection has been supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program.

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Children's Book Illustrations

Holiday Postcards

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Pacific Pursuits: Postcards

Creators Studios Fashion Illustrations

Historical Postcards of New York City

Eye on the Reich: German Propaganda Photographs, 1939-1942

M.S. Bergensfjord: South Atlantic - West Africa Cruise