PICRYLThe World's Largest Public Domain Source

PICRYL is the largest search engine for public domain images, documents, music, and videos. PICRYL makes the world's curated public domain media searchable and readily available anywhere, anytime, on any device. Search millions of public domain images and videos from hundreds of sources. Discover media collections of historical moments, documents, public figures. Explore places, travel back in time, witness historical events. Order high-quality prints. Download high-resolution copyright-free images. Use our AI neural network, trained on large image sets, from manuscripts and daguerreotypes to digital photos, to produce exceptional downloads fit for HD presentations and large prints.

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Content is identified as "Public Domain" or "No known copyright restrictions" when Get Archive LLC, creator of PICRYL, is unaware of any copyright restrictions on its use. This may mean that: (1) a copyright existed at one time but was not renewed, or the copyright may have expired, or the owner may have intentionally placed the Content into the public domain; or (2) the Content was never eligible for copyright protection because it was created by an employee of the United States as part of his or her official duties, or (3) there are no copyright markings or other indications on the Content to indicate that it was copyrighted or otherwise restricted; or (4) Get Archive LLC records do not indicate any evidence of copyright restrictions. These facts indicate that no evidence has been found to show that copyright restrictions apply. See Terms for more information.

Usage Exceptions

The media identified as "public domain" or "public domain dedication" may be used freely for almost any purpose, in digital or printed format with the following exceptions: (1) Identifiable people may not appear in a bad light or in a way that they may find offensive unless they give their consent. (2) Do not suggest endorsement of products, services, etc. by depicted people or organizations. (3) There is a difference between the Commercial use of public domain media vs. Editorial use.