Historical Picture Archive
Welcome to one of the world’s largest and most diverse collections of historical pictures and photos.
Look and Learn images are used commercially in TV documentaries, films, books and magazines, and for marketing and advertising, museum display, greetings cards, clothing design and merchandise.
They are also available for personal uses, such as research and teaching, and the creation of distinctive prints or posters.
- Register– it takes just 30 seconds
- Search for your perfect images
- Pay (if there’s a fee) and download
Free public domain historical pictures and photos
To save you time and money, and to complement the Look and Learn archive, we are adding hundreds of thousands of hi-res historical images from major public collections. Currently, there are 1,400,579 free public domain images, suitable for either commercial or personal use.