Sunday, March 1, 2020

Smithsonian releases almost 3 million images.

Thomas Moran's box of palettes and brushes

The Smithsonian has released to the public domain almost 3 million high-res images, both 2D and 3D. The images come are delivered in an open access online platform that lets you download high res files free of charge and use them however you want.

William Trost Richards, Rocky Cove, 9.25 x 14.5 inches, watercolor and gouache
"Featuring data and material from all 19 Smithsonian museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives and the National Zoo, the new digital depot encourages the public to not just view its contents, but use, reuse and transform them into just about anything they choose—be it a postcard, a beer koozie or a pair of bootie shorts."
Smithsonian: Smithsonian Releases 2.8 Million Images Into Public Domain


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SStipick said...

The 3D models, are a treasure trove of reference for artists! The jets, skeletons, etc are nothing short of amazing! This is thrilling.