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World map - Public domain map engraving

World map - Public domain map engraving

Bordonne, a cartographer and engraver working in Venice, was best known for his isolario or book of islands. First published in 1528, his book included 111 wood cut maps of islands. The world map, a simple outl... More

Brewster Water Mill built 1660 postcard

Brewster Water Mill built 1660 postcard

Public domain photo of vintage Massachusetts postcard, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod, and... More

Steve Hall's 1713 house, corner of New Boston Road & Hall St., Dennis, Mass.

Steve Hall's 1713 house, corner of New Boston Road & Hall St., Dennis,...

Public domain photograph of a house, cottage, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod, and was firs... More

Old mill, built 1774, Cape Cod, Mass.

Old mill, built 1774, Cape Cod, Mass.

Public domain photo of vintage Massachusetts postcard, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod, and... More

Afrika - Public domain vintage geogrpaphic map

Afrika - Public domain vintage geogrpaphic map

Public domain scan of a page from geographical atlas, geography, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Overlooking Stage Harbor, Chatham, Cape Cod, windmill built circa 1797

Overlooking Stage Harbor, Chatham, Cape Cod, windmill built circa 1797

Public domain photo of vintage Massachusetts postcard, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod, and... More

Draft letter from Cotton Tufts, Weymouth, to John Adams[?], 25 Feb[?]1800

Draft letter from Cotton Tufts, Weymouth, to John Adams[?], 25 Feb[?]1...

Refers to January 19th letter and the several matters mentioned in it to which he has attended. Courtesy of Weymouth Public Libraries, Tufts Library

Objects, furniture, sofa before 1800 in Samuel Fowler house, Danversport, 166 High Street

Objects, furniture, sofa before 1800 in Samuel Fowler house, Danverspo...

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Peabody, 67 Main Street, interior detail, windows and wallpaper, Samuel Ham house, 1800

Peabody, 67 Main Street, interior detail, windows and wallpaper, Samue...

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Treasurer's accounts, 1806-1859, Lincoln town archives

Treasurer's accounts, 1806-1859, Lincoln town archives

Public domain scan of manuscript related to Massachusetts, American history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Treasurer's accounts, 1806-1859, Lincoln town archives

Treasurer's accounts, 1806-1859, Lincoln town archives

Public domain scan of manuscript related to Massachusetts, American history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Will of Mrs. Partridge - Brookline public library manuscript collection

Will of Mrs. Partridge - Brookline public library manuscript collectio...

Public domain scan of manuscript related to Massachusetts, American history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Salem, views, 17 Chestnut Street, Stephen Phillips house, 1809-1810

Salem, views, 17 Chestnut Street, Stephen Phillips house, 1809-1810

Public domain photograph of New England house, building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Salem, 180 Derby Street, Benjamin Crowninshield house, 1810

Salem, 180 Derby Street, Benjamin Crowninshield house, 1810

Public domain photograph of New England house, building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Tombstone of David Kelly (1743 - 1816) in Quaker Cemetery, South Yarmouth, Mass.

Tombstone of David Kelly (1743 - 1816) in Quaker Cemetery, South Yarmo...

Public domain photo of a monument, historic place, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod, and was... More

Hannah Winsor to Daniel Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Miscellaneous household receipts, Duxbury, Massachusetts

Miscellaneous household receipts, Duxbury, Massachusetts

Public domain scan of manuscript related to Massachusetts, American history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Letter from I. B Lane to Walter E. Allison, Washington Street, Annisquam with excerpt from Journal of Capt. Gideon Lane

Letter from I. B Lane to Walter E. Allison, Washington Street, Annisqu...

Hand-written two-page letter with additional note pages on ships built on grounds of General James Cunningham on River Road Courtesy of Annisquam Historical Society

Liverpool, invoice/receipt from John Bagshaw, April 15, 1837 for "fine balance ivory handled knives with french forks"
Hannah Cranch Fifield - Daguerreotype, Public domain

Hannah Cranch Fifield - Daguerreotype, Public domain

Hannah Cranch Bond Fifield (1787-1870) Courtesy of Weymouth Public Libraries, Tufts Library

Portrait of man - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait of man - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait, man head and shoulders Courtesy of Historic Newton

Portrait of woman in black lace gloves

Portrait of woman in black lace gloves

Portrait, woman seated waering black laced gloves Courtesy of Historic Newton

Portrait of young boy - Early photography, Public domain image

Portrait of young boy - Early photography, Public domain image

Portrait, boy standing with left arm resting on table Courtesy of Historic Newton

Marion Ruthven Waterston Lord - Public domain portrait print

Marion Ruthven Waterston Lord - Public domain portrait print

Portrait, woman profile, head and shoulders Courtesy of Historic Newton

Portrait of woman - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait of woman - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait, woman head and shoulders in hat with feather Courtesy of Historic Newton

Portrait of child in chair - Early photography, Public domain image

Portrait of child in chair - Early photography, Public domain image

Portrait, child sitting full with hands gripping the arm rests of chair Courtesy of Historic Newton

Benjamin W. Kingsbury - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Benjamin W. Kingsbury - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait, man head and shoulders Courtesy of Historic Newton

Portrait of woman - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait of woman - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait, woman head and shoulders Courtesy of Historic Newton

Portrait of woman in large bonnet

Portrait of woman in large bonnet

Portrait, woman head and shoulders waering a large bonnet Courtesy of Historic Newton

William Jackson - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

William Jackson - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait, man full sitting Courtesy of Historic Newton

Portrait of woman - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait of woman - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait, woman head and shoulders in full profile wearing light ribbon around head Courtesy of Historic Newton

Portrait of woman with cameo brooch

Portrait of woman with cameo brooch

Portrait, woman head and ahoulders wearing a cameo brooch Courtesy of Historic Newton

Ida F. Robbins - Arlington Mass.

Ida F. Robbins - Arlington Mass.

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Boy Scouts - Arlington Mass. - Early photography, Public domain image

Boy Scouts - Arlington Mass. - Early photography, Public domain image

Public domain photograph of boy scouts, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Caira Robbins - Arlington Mass.

Caira Robbins - Arlington Mass.

Public domain photograph of a woman, female portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Robbins sisters - dog, Fife - Arlington Mass.

Robbins sisters - dog, Fife - Arlington Mass.

Picryl description: Public domain image of dog, animal, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Woman, portrait - Early photography, Public domain image

Woman, portrait - Early photography, Public domain image

Washington is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. It is located in the western part of the state and has a population of around 2,982 people.

Dwelling - Arlington Mass. - Early photography, Public domain image

Dwelling - Arlington Mass. - Early photography, Public domain image

Public domain image of a small palace, chateau, villa, residential historic building, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Part of Locke farm, looking towards Arlington Center - Arlington Mass.

Part of Locke farm, looking towards Arlington Center - Arlington Mass.

Public domain photograph - New England history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Dwelling - Arlington Mass. - Early photography, Public domain image

Dwelling - Arlington Mass. - Early photography, Public domain image

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Caira Robbins - Arlington Mass.

Caira Robbins - Arlington Mass.

Public domain scan of silhouette drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Design for two lighthouses to be erected at the Gurnet, Plymouth Harbour

Design for two lighthouses to be erected at the Gurnet, Plymouth Harbo...

Public domain scan of an architecture diagram, plan, or drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description.

Joseph G. Tirrell - Arrival of Bark Kathleen dismasted

Joseph G. Tirrell - Arrival of Bark Kathleen dismasted

Black and white photograph of whaling bark Kathleen docked at pier in New Bedford harbor. Other dismasted ships can be seen. Pier with shacks, empty whaleboat, lumber, horse and carriage, "NELSON'S BOAT BAZAAR"... More

Joseph G. Tirrell - New Bedford waterfront

Joseph G. Tirrell - New Bedford waterfront

Black and white photograph of New Bedford, Massachusetts waterfront showing wood framed commercial buildings, including J.D. Briggs Ship smith and Pump and Block Maker; multi-story granite building partially vi... More

Joseph G. Tirrell - Bark Bertha

Joseph G. Tirrell - Bark Bertha

Black and white photograph of the whaling bark Bertha at sea. Ship was built in 1877; foundered 1918. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Eleanor Pratt Knowles, 1839-1913

Eleanor Pratt Knowles, 1839-1913

Public domain scan of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod, and was first se... More

Gift week, New Bedford Massachusetts

Gift week, New Bedford Massachusetts

Black and white image of several small sacks, some inside of a safe, underneath signs that read, "Gift Week, 1.00 Check to Each Paid Admission, Get Yours, Usual Big Show, Same Lo Price," and "All Next Week, 15,... More

James MacDonald, Lancaster, Massachusetts

James MacDonald, Lancaster, Massachusetts

James MacDonald moved to Lancaster 1900 and worked at the Center Railroad Depot as the Lancaster freight agent. From 1900 to 1938, he also took pictures of the town by carrying with him his camera, tripod, and ... More

Captain Joseph Manuel Lewis, 1857-1917

Captain Joseph Manuel Lewis, 1857-1917

Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod, and was first settled in the 1600s. The area has a rich history and maritime heritage. It was a major shipbuilding, whaling, ... More

Interior of fish market - Public domain portrait print

Interior of fish market - Public domain portrait print

Photo shows interior of a fish market. The two men facing the viewer are workers wearing aprons cooks, while the man to the far right by counter has a suit, tie, and a white sun hat on. Large chest freezers alo... More

Haggerty family: Ogden Haggerty, Lenox, Massachusetts

Haggerty family: Ogden Haggerty, Lenox, Massachusetts

Public domain photograph of 19th-century Lenox, Massachusetts, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Geisha pouring tea - New Bedford library collection

Geisha pouring tea - New Bedford library collection

Hand colored black and white photo of Japanese geisha seated on floor inside Japanese dwelling, pouring tea; stringed instrument lies on floor in front of her. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

East Side Athletic Club members

East Side Athletic Club members

Male members of East Side Athletic Club standing outside front of club headquarters at 23 North Second Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Sanders & Barrow, New Bedford - Early photography, Public domain image

Sanders & Barrow, New Bedford - Early photography, Public domain image

Scene shows exterior of men's clothing store Sanders & Barrow store in the Waite Building, William Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts. There are men and boys outside on the sidewalk. There is a horse on the roa... More

One-room Marstons Mills Schoolhouse, completed in 1851 on land near where the current Mills Restaurant stands

One-room Marstons Mills Schoolhouse, completed in 1851 on land near wh...

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

A general chart of the southern Atlantic Ocean and western coast of South America

A general chart of the southern Atlantic Ocean and western coast of So...

Public domain image of a sailing ship, caravel, harbor, sea, naval battle, 16th-17th century maritime seascape, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Rebecca Harvey - cartes de visite

Rebecca Harvey - cartes de visite

Picryl description: Public domain image - 19th-century female portrait, aristocracy, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

A map of the original allotments of land and the ancient topography of Watertown proper

A map of the original allotments of land and the ancient topography of...

Public domain scan of a vintage map, plan, atlas, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description.

Painting of clipper ship Red Jacket by D. Davis

Painting of clipper ship Red Jacket by D. Davis

Public domain photo of vintage Massachusetts postcard, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod, and... More

Salem, Washington Street east on Essex Street

Salem, Washington Street east on Essex Street

Public domain photograph of New England house, building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Billingsgate Light, Wellfleet, Mass.

Billingsgate Light, Wellfleet, Mass.

Public domain photograph of historic place, landmark, 19th-century, vintage travel, landscape, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massac... More

Christ Church, Quincy Massachusetts

Christ Church, Quincy Massachusetts

Public domain photograph of New England house, building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Gertrude and G. Otto Kunhardt on horseback in front of house, Ashdale Farm.

Gertrude and G. Otto Kunhardt on horseback in front of house, Ashdale ...

Ashdale Farm. Gertrude and G. Otto Kunhardt on horseback in front of house. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

At Merrill's Wharf - New Bedford library collection

At Merrill's Wharf - New Bedford library collection

Reproduction of Clifford Ashley painting "Old New Bedford," originally published in his book "The Yankee Whaler." Shows whaling bark Greyhound and loft building. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Rio de Janeiro, Sugarloaf and Bay Entrance

Rio de Janeiro, Sugarloaf and Bay Entrance

Public domain photograph of vintage stereoscopic card, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Map of the Colony of Rhode Island with the adjacent parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay

Map of the Colony of Rhode Island with the adjacent parts of Connectic...

Black and white photo of colonial era map (1778) of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut; map produced by Thomas Kitchin, Sr.; printed for R. Baldwin. Mounted to dark gray cardboard with label describing... More

A black and white photo of a ship in the water. Unidentified and uncaptioned half-tone image of whaling ship at sea, in profile facing right

A black and white photo of a ship in the water. Unidentified and uncap...

Unidentified and uncaptioned half-tone image of whaling ship at sea, in profile facing right. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Whaler in Ice - New Bedford library collection

Whaler in Ice - New Bedford library collection

Black and white photo of whaling ship surrounded by ice, men at right; retouched for publication. Mounted. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, Australia

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, Australia

Public domain vintage artistic photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Spinning Room Interior, Whytly (William A. Wing Farm)

Spinning Room Interior, Whytly (William A. Wing Farm)

Black and white photo of interior of spinning house at Whytly Farm, owned by William A. Wing, Russells Mills, Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Mounted. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Warren F. Draper, Andover Massachusetts

Warren F. Draper, Andover Massachusetts

Public domain photograph - New England history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Trolley car and two men postcard

Trolley car and two men postcard

Public domain photo of vintage Massachusetts postcard, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Eastham is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod. It is known for its... More

Portrait of a seated man - cartes de visite

Portrait of a seated man - cartes de visite

Public domain scan of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Waterfall and stone arch bridge

Waterfall and stone arch bridge

Waterfall and stone arch bridge. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Vacuum Pan in Sugar Refinery, New Jersey

Vacuum Pan in Sugar Refinery, New Jersey

Public domain photograph of New Jersey, stereoscopic card, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Chinese Wall Screen - Stevens Coolidge travel collection

Chinese Wall Screen - Stevens Coolidge travel collection

Chinese Wall Screen. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Whaleman statue by Bela Pratt during snowfall

Whaleman statue by Bela Pratt during snowfall

Whaleman statue by Bela Pratt during snowfall, New Bedford Free Public Library, Pleasant St., New Bedford, MA. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Harriet Hosmer, Watertown Mass.

Harriet Hosmer, Watertown Mass.

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Fresco of S. Girolame ammansa il leone

Fresco of S. Girolame ammansa il leone

Fresco of S. Girolame ammansa il leone. School of San Giorgio and Trifone. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

New Bedford at End of Fairhaven Bridge

New Bedford at End of Fairhaven Bridge

Black and white photo of dirt covered street with carriage being pulled by white horse coming toward viewer; wood and brick buildings on either side receding into distance; telephone poles line street on either... More

Railroad bridge on water; city in distance

Railroad bridge on water; city in distance

Railroad bridge on water, city in distance. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

A Hawkins, Barrister, London - cartes de visite

A Hawkins, Barrister, London - cartes de visite

Public domain scan of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Portrait of a seated woman and a young boy

Portrait of a seated woman and a young boy

Public domain photo of portrait art print, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Ben Clevelans, New Bedford Massachusetts

Ben Clevelans, New Bedford Massachusetts

Ben Clevelans, former whaleman and captain of the Daisy. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Ashdale Farm, Small black dog sitting in street, trees in background

Ashdale Farm, Small black dog sitting in street, trees in background

Small black dog sitting in street, trees in background. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Parlor (living room) in the Leonard house, New Bedford, MA showing sofa

Parlor (living room) in the Leonard house, New Bedford, MA showing sof...

Parlor (living room) in the Leonard house, New Bedford, MA showing sofa. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Aerial view of Nantucket Harbor showing wharves

Aerial view of Nantucket Harbor showing wharves

Nantucket Harbor, aerial view showing wharves, commercial structures and houses. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Ashdale Farm. Side view of rose garden; reflecting pool; willows on left

Ashdale Farm. Side view of rose garden; reflecting pool; willows on le...

Ashdale Farm. Side view of rose garden, reflecting pool, willows on left. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

North Andover, Ashdale Farm, Garden terrace; greenhouse

North Andover, Ashdale Farm, Garden terrace; greenhouse

Garden terrace, greenhouse. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Marion Waterston Lord - cartes de visite

Marion Waterston Lord - cartes de visite

Portrait, woman standing behind chair in front of a pillar and balustrade Courtesy of Historic Newton

Whaling Ship, New Bedford Massachusetts

Whaling Ship, New Bedford Massachusetts

Black and white photo of a whaling ship, initials "A.L.B." lower right. Mounted. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Portrait of a man holding a hat and umbrella - cartes de visite

Portrait of a man holding a hat and umbrella - cartes de visite

Public domain photo of portrait art print, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Quance, Martha, Granville, Ohio

Quance, Martha, Granville, Ohio

Quance, Martha, from Barlow album (#33) Courtesy of Granville Public Library

Portrait of her daughter - Public domain portrait painting

Portrait of her daughter - Public domain portrait painting

Portrait of her daughter. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Unidentified gardener standing behind small table with a bounty of vegetables

Unidentified gardener standing behind small table with a bounty of veg...

Unidentified gardener standing behind small table with a bounty of vegetables. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

McKeen Hall (Abbot Academy), Andover Massachusetts

McKeen Hall (Abbot Academy), Andover Massachusetts

Public domain image of a large historic building, city hall, urban architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Miss Philena McKeen, Miss Phebe McKeen, Andover Massachusetts

Miss Philena McKeen, Miss Phebe McKeen, Andover Massachusetts

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historic place interior, salon, hall lobby, living room, 18th-19th century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Noble, Silas, Granville, Ohio - Public domain portrait print

Noble, Silas, Granville, Ohio - Public domain portrait print

Noble, Silas, from Barlow album (#47) Courtesy of Granville Public Library

Flock of seagulls - New Bedford library collection

Flock of seagulls - New Bedford library collection

Black and white photo of flock of seagulls gathering on surface of ocean as if feeding on something. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Foyer of Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica

Foyer of Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica

Foyer of Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

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