Download thousands of free images from the New York Public Library

New public domain release makes high-resolution photos, illustrations and more available for free.

Recently, the New York Public Library digitised and made over 180,000 photos, illustrations, maps and more available, which you can download for free HERE in the highest resolution possible.

Each of the images is either no longer in copyright or otherwise in the public domain. According to the New York Public Library, no permission is required and there are no restrictions on use.

There are some pretty nifty tools to browse the collection and even if you don’t download any, it’s great to look back into history.