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Images Online gives you instant access to thousands of the greatest images from the British Library's collections which include manuscripts, rare books, musical texts and maps spanning almost 3000 years. The range of images available include illustrations, drawings, paintings and photographs.



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  • Search - search images online collections.

  • Advanced Search - search by Author, Shelfmark, Image Number or Keywords.

  • Search - search images online collections.

  • Historical Calendar - Images Online's calendar of notable dates and events in history.

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