The Ballroom at Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent. © National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel

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New York Public Library’s Digital Gallery of images

New York Public Library’s Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library’s vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.

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Portraits of Actors, Dramatists, Singers and Musicians online

The Portraits of Actors, 1720-1920 database includes almost 3,500 pictures of actors – studio portraits and actors posing in costume for a particular role or performing a scene from a play. Dramatists, theatrical managers, singers and musicians are also included, but the majority are British and American actors who worked between about 1770 and 1893. […]

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