Many heritage collections have joined the Open GLAM movement and have made their digital image collections open access under Creative Commons licences, or have released downloadable high resolution images of out-of-copyright materials. These OpenGLAM digital collections include historic photographs, maps, artworks and images from books.
Some collections include:
Most of the websites listed on this page provide Creative Commons licensed images that you can copy and re-use without permission. Other websites offer either public domain images (their copyright has expired), or materials that the creators have released into the public domain for people to freely use.