Millions of classic images, free online.

Kalev Leetaru has uploaded a searchable database of 12 million historical copyright-free images to Flickr.  Most of the images that are in the books are not in any of the art galleries of the world – the original copies have long ago been lost.  The pictures range from 1500 to 1922, when copyright restrictions kick in.

BBC: Millions of historical images posted to Flickr

Image from page 502 of "The boy travellers in Australasia : adventures of two youths in a journey to the Sandwich, Marquesas, Society, Samoan and Feejee islands, and through the colonies of New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, and


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