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Art History Research

a guide to the Art History resources available at the WVU Libraries

Subscription Sources Available through the WVU Libraries

Creative Commons and Public Domain Sources

Use these resources to locate images that are licensed for sharing.

Trying to Identify a Mystery Image?

Use the Google Images search feature to find a matching or similar image.

Drag your mystery image into any Google search bar that contains the camera icon, or click on the camera icon and paste in a url.

"How to Identify Mysterious Images Online" by Tasha Bergson-Michelson gives step-by-step instructions.

Tin Eye is another reverse image look-up.  It may have indexed a page that Google has not.

Search Engines

These search engines are designed specifically for image searching.

Online Image Sources -- NOT Necessarily Public Domain