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The Picture Collection

For those who seek knowledge and inspiration from visual materials, the Picture Collection Online presents more than 30,000 digitized images from books, magazines and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints and postcards, mostly created before 1923. Read more about PCO »»»

New! Historical Postcards of New York City

The Picture Collection Online includes the following subjects:

  • African-Americans
  • American History
  • Animals
  • Army
  • Birds
  • Clothing & Dress
  • Costume
  • Design
  • Dragons
  • Exploration
  • Fashion Drawings
  • Fur Fashions
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Hairdressing
  • Hosiery
  • Insects
  • Native Americans
  • New York City
  • Pioneer Life
  • Punishments
  • Reptiles
  • Shoes
  • Slave Ships
  • Slavery
  • Snakes
  • Textiles
  • Umbrellas and Parasols

For information regarding ordering reproductions and requesting permission to use images beyond personal or research purposes, please contact Photographic Services & Permissions.